Allergic Disorders

Diagnosis

At Main Line Allergy, LLP we employ a variety of specialized on-site diagnostic testing modalities including: lung function (breathing) testing and other specialized asthma tests; skin testing (needle-free for younger children) for environmental, food, stinging insect, medication, and vaccine allergies; and oral ingestion testing for various food and medication allergies.

Main Line Allergy specializes in all aspects of the diagnosis and treatment of the following allergic, asthma, immunologic, and related conditions:


Allergic rhinitis and allergic conjunctivitis / environmental allergies

    • Seasonal and perennial allergic symptoms (hayfever)

Chronic congestion / non-allergic rhinitis

    • Vasomotor rhinitis
    • Adenoidal hypertrophy (enlarged adenoids)

Chronic sinusitis and recurrent sinus infections

Asthma and its complications

    • Viral-induced, exercise-induced, and all other forms/triggers
    • Acute asthma exacerbations
    • Vocal cord dysfunction
    • Long-term management and care
    • Gastroesophageal reflux disease affecting asthma

Anaphylaxis (severe life-threatening allergic reactions)

Food allergies and reactions

    • Peanut, treenut, shellfish, egg, dairy, soy, wheat, etc…

Medication / drug allergies and reactions

    • Penicillin and other antibiotics, aspirin, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), etc..

Vaccine allergies and reactions

    • Childhood vaccines, flu vaccine, etc…

Stinging insect allergies and reactions

    • Bee, wasp, hornet, yellow jacket, etc…

Atopic dermatitis (eczema)

Immune system disorders / recurrent infections, including antibody deficiency

Chronic hives / urticaria

Treatment

Our physicians are expert in the medical treatment of allergies, asthma, and disorders of the immune system, including:

  • Immunotherapy vaccinations (allergy shots) for seasonal/ perennial allergies, and stinging insect allergies (bee, wasp, etc.)
  • diagnosis and treatment of environmental and sports-induced asthma
  • Antibody replacement therapy for immune disorders/deficiency