What does an allergist do?
A person with allergy symptoms rarely independently can understand the root cause of a painful condition and an allergist comes to his aid. During the consultation, the doctor collects data on the course of the disease, finds out a possible hereditary predisposition, only then assigns laboratory methods of investigation.
What the allergist does:
- preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic measures for the purpose of getting rid of bronchial asthma, dermatitis (including atopic), conjunctivitis and rhinitis, pollinosis, Quincke edema, etc .;
- the introduction of an allergen-specific therapeutic effect, which is divided into - short, full preseason and year-round therapy;
- a special diagnosis of the state of immunity (carrying out of the immunogram) and its correction;
- maintenance or restoration of protective functions of an organism.
Human health directly depends on the defenses of the body, on the result of the struggle between the cells of immunity and pathogenic carriers. The list of morbid manifestations from immune disorders increases almost daily. Cope with the recurrence of herpes on the lips, with draining pneumonia, rhinitis, anaphylaxis, thyroid problems, collagenoses and many other diseases will help an allergist-immunologist.
What diseases are treated by an allergist?
The first manifestations of an allergic disease in the form of rash, edema, general disease state require consultation with an allergist. Timely appeal to a specialist will save you from the weight of unpleasant and severe consequences of such immunodeficiency, leukocytosis, idiopathic urticaria, bronchial asthma, Quincke's edema, etc.
What diseases are treated by an allergist? The list of diseases within the competence of this specialist includes:
- bronchial asthma;
- not cured, year-round rhinitis;
- hives in acute and chronic form;
- atopic / seborrheic dermatitis, as well as contact allergic;
- allergic manifestations caused by taking a certain type of food or medicines;
- an insect allergic reaction - after an insect bite;
- chronic diseases caused by the state of secondary immunodeficiency;
- problems of upper / lower respiratory organs (rhinitis, sinusitis, tonsillitis, pharyngitis, bronchitis, etc.);
- chronic fatigue syndrome;
- recurrence of viral infections - herpes, HPV, etc .;
- relapses of purulent infections - for example, furunculosis;
- progressive fungal lesions;
- Gynecological diseases - papilloma virus, colpitis, etc .;
- urological diseases - prostatitis in chronic form, pyelonephritis;
- uninterrupted itching.
Why is it so important to come to an allergist's consultation? Having taken a cold for the sign of a cold, a person begins to treat a viral infection. As a result, the balance in the body is disturbed, immune functions are weakened. The allergen, in turn, continues its destructive effect, turning the runny nose into a chronic one, adding bronchitis or asthmic conditions to the cough. Do not self-medicate.