Exercise Challenge

Exercise is a trigger for the majority of people with asthma and for some people without underlying asthma. There are a number of ways that exercise triggers asthma symptoms: water loss in the lungs, cold air, READ MORE

Exercise Challenge2018-06-21T19:48:52+00:00

Exhaled Nitric Oxide

Airway inflammation is increased in patients with occupational asthma when they are exposed to the agent to which they are allergic. The assessment of airway inflammation can be non-invasively performed by analyzing sputum or, READ MORE

Exhaled Nitric Oxide2018-06-21T19:52:23+00:00

Bronchoprovocation Test

Bronchoprovocation test is performed to evaluate how “reactive” or “responsive” your lungs are to things in the environment. It can help your doctor evaluate symptoms suggestive of asthma, such as cough, chest tightness and READ MORE

Bronchoprovocation Test2020-03-04T16:19:11+00:00

Oral Challenge

An oral challenge with the offending food or drug may be required after completing your skin testing. During the oral challenge, increasing amounts of the food or drug will be given to see if you are READ MORE

Oral Challenge2018-06-21T20:21:57+00:00

Oral Immunotherapy

Until recently, avoiding an allergenic food was the only practical option for patients with food allergy like Peanut allergies. However, even the most careful patients with food allergies feared reactions caused by eating contaminated or READ MORE

Oral Immunotherapy2018-06-21T20:24:10+00:00

Patch Testing

Patch testing is an allergen skin test designed to help determine if substances are causing a skin rash (contact dermatitis). The patch test contains substances that will be taped to your back for 48-72 hours. During READ MORE

Patch Testing2020-04-01T17:12:59+00:00

Punch Biopsy

A punch biopsy is a medical procedure that acquires tissue for laboratory examination, usually through tissue culture or microscopy, by taking a punch-size piece of skin from the body. It is a relatively low-risk READ MORE

Punch Biopsy2018-06-21T20:32:26+00:00

Skin Testing

Skin testing is the best method to test for clinically-relevant allergies. We may need to perform skin testing for outdoor, indoor, drug, vaccine, insect, latex, or food allergies depending on your symptoms. A skin test READ MORE

Skin Testing2019-09-09T19:47:42+00:00
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