Providing Treatment Options for Allergies that Affect Patient's Nose and Sinuses
We are proud to offer allergy testing and treatment right here in our office at Ear, Nose and Throat Associates. We test for and treat environmental allergens such as weeds, trees, grasses, molds, dust mites, and pets utilizing a 2-step process for the most accurate results. One of our ENT specialists would be happy to discuss allergy options at your first appointment with us as an established patient. We know your time is valuable so we strive to make allergy testing and treatment as seamless as possible.
An allergy is an overreaction of the immune system to a foreign substance (allergen) that is inhaled, touched, eaten or injected into the body. In most people, the body's immune system recognizes allergens as harmless and deals with them without us even noticing. But in the allergic person, the immune system "overreacts" to the allergen as if it is dangerous to the body. That reaction results in the symptoms we associate with allergies, which often adversely affect our work, play, rest and overall quality of life.
An allergen is any substance that triggers an allergic reaction. Allergens "invade" the body by being inhaled, swallowed, injected or even absorbed by the skin. Common allergens include pollen from trees, weeds and grasses, dust, mold, animal hair or dander, insect stings or bites, foods and chemicals.
Allergy Symptoms can take many different forms. Sneezing or stuffiness of the nose accompanied by redness or itching of the eyes are classic allergy symptoms, but are not always due to allergies; they can be caused by other conditions such as a constant low-grade sinus infection, temperature changes, or reaction to smoke or fumes. Listed below are common allergy symptoms and areas of your body affected:
|Monday||8:00am – 10:00am
1:00pm – 3:00pm
|Tuesday||1:00pm – 3:00pm|
|Wednesday||8:00am – 10:00am|
|Thursday||8:00am – 10:00am|
|Friday||8:00am – 10:00am|
If the hours listed above do not fit into your schedule, you may schedule an appointment during normal operating hours with one of our allergy providers: Ashley, Jeff, or Portia.
Please Be Advised: ENT Associates is transitioning to a new online payment system through Advanced MD and will no longer be taking payments through Phreesia (our previous vendor). Our online payment links have been updated but please take note of this change.
Please contact our offices directly for any questions. We can also help you facilitate any payments over the phone or provide instructions to mail payments.
Monday - Friday: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Phone Number: (406) 238-6161
Toll Free: 1-800-648-6274