Allergy Testing and Treatment Services Launched by Paulding County Hospital

By Allergy News
In News
Feb 27th, 2015

pauldingAllergies have always been a problem for many particularly those whose allergies are worse when it triggers. People would have to be more patient when it comes to its cure and treatment as more and more allergies are surfacing. Despite the efforts of scientists and researchers in finding a more viable solution to deal with it, it would still take some time to achieve it.

The Paulding County Hospital has recently implemented allergy testing as well as customized treatment services to their already extensive services which has offered patients at the main campus located at 1035 West Wayne Street. Such new allergy services would be including that gold standard in testing and custom-formulated immunotherapy which is an FDA approved method for desensitizing allergies over time. It too has been found to be effective when it comes to alleviating allergy symptoms for life.

Patients suffering from seasonal allergies can be tested at the aforementioned hospital for the 48 most geographically specific mold and airborne allergies within the area. Such medications are called allergy immunotherapy are then custom-formulated based on the allergy test results. They too can help desensitize patients to many of the pollens, molds, as well as other triggers that may cause these symptoms. Add to that, the desensitization therapy allows patients to be around such allergens without having an allergic reaction like runny nose, watery eyes, nausea, sneezing, itchy eyes, coughing, headache, and sleepiness.

The allergen immunotherapy is a form of treatment aimed at decreasing an individual’s sensitivity to substances called allergens. It usually involves introducing increasing amounts of allergens to a patient over several months. Immunotherapy is usually administered in the comfort of the person’s home.

The procedure is not that painful. A small comb will gently abrade the skin surface. After the procedure, it would take about 15 minutes to develop. A positive result will manifest if it has a red and raised bump on the skin that is somewhat similar to a mosquito bite.

There is still so much to do with regards to this treatment. The important thing today is that there is this kind of procedure that would be able to help allergy sufferers even more. As they say, until one’s life has ended, there is still hope for everything. Everyone just has to be positive and continue hoping that allergy sufferers would be able to live their lives without worrying too much about these things.

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