Posts by arallergy

How Your Allergy Treatment Plan Is Created Specifically For You

There are many ways to manage your allergic reactions so that you can lead a healthy life. Whether you have reactions from inhalation or ingestion and experience symptoms like sneezing, coughing, wheezing, itchy rashes, or stomach pains, doctors can create a treatment procedure that gets you back to good health!

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Dealing With Allergies While on Summer Vacation

Spring and summer are peak allergy seasons. For those who experience allergy symptoms during the summer, vacation means controlling allergies while also trying to make travel plans. However, dealing with allergy conditions does not have to spoil your trip. Read more to learn how to control your allergy symptoms during summer vacation season and while…

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The Science Behind Allergy Shots and How They Work

An allergic person’s immune system overreacts to exposure to an allergen, which is what causes an allergic reaction. One of the primary medical treatments for allergies besides medications are allergy shots administered at regularly-scheduled intervals. At Arkansas Allergy and Asthma in Little Rock and Conway, you can receive allergy shots as part of your individually-tailored…

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Why It’s Important to Keep Your Epinephrine Auto-Injector With You At All Times

Severe allergic reactions to food items, insect stings, and other allergens occur unexpectedly. If a reaction becomes life-threatening, then it is called anaphylaxis, or anaphylactic shock. This often begins with a feeling of faintness, flushing, and throat tightening. If you do not seek treatment immediately, then the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) specifies…

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Penicillin Allergy Announcement

Penicillin Allergy Announcement

Arkansas Allergy & Asthma now offers testing for Penicillin in Little Rock and Conway Locations! If you think your patient has a Penicillin allergy, consider having them see an allergist at AAAC for testing. Approximately 90% of patients tested are found not to be allergic. A negative result will be followed by a controlled test…

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My Skin is Red and Itchy, What Should I Do?

More than 20 percent of people in the US have experienced hives. Sometimes an allergic response is an underlying cause. If you have experienced this, then visit Arkansas Allergy and Asthma. Hive-producing allergens Although food items are not the only cause of hives, the following food allergens trigger eruptions of hives: peanuts, eggs, nuts, and…

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