Allergy Test Near Me Orlando FL
Looking for allergy testing near you in Orlando, FL? Powers Pediatrics offers the Same Day Appointments for allergies, Symptoms, and Treatments. We accept Medicaid and Most Major Insurances.
If You Are Experiencing These Allergy Symptoms
Symptoms can occur anywhere from a few minutes after exposure to a few hours later.
- Frequent sneezing
- Watery Eyes
- Post-Nasal Drip
- Itchy throat
- Puffy Eyelids
- Disturbed sleep
*nose, ears, or chest
How It Could Affect Your Life
Which could have an immediate impact on your life.
- Ichy Rash
- Low Blood Pressure
- Difficutly Breathing
*tongue, mouth, or face
*food allergy can cause anaphylaxis
Why & How?
One in three children has some form of allergy, If left untreated can cause all sorts of problems. Allergic reactions occur when the immune system overreacts to a foreign substance. Normally, the immune system protects us from harmful organisms that can cause illness.
We take the time to understand your medical history, symptoms, and lifestyle factors to develop a personalized testing and customized treatment plan that's tailored to your unique needs.
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Different Types of Allergies and Their Symptoms
Allergies can affect people in various ways, and it's essential to recognize their symptoms to seek appropriate treatment.
Environmental allergies occur when an individual's immune system responds to airborne allergens, such as pollen, dust mites, and pet dander. Common symptoms can include sneezing, a runny or stuffy nose, and itchy or watery eyes.
Food allergies develop when the immune system reacts to a certain food, triggering an allergic reaction. Symptoms can range from mild to severe and may include hives, itching, swelling, abdominal pain, and vomiting.
Skin is our largest organ and is constantly exposed to toxins. Skin allergies can develop when an individual comes into contact with an allergen such as poison ivy, latex, or certain metals. Symptoms can include redness, itching, hives, and swelling.
If you experience symptoms (hives, vomiting, shortness of breath) after taking your medications, contact the prescribing doctor's office. If your doctor is unable to be reached or looking for an Allergist near you, We highly recommend contacting our office or visiting our clinic to see the specialist.
We Offer Skin Allergy Tests (Scratch Tests)
Powers Pediatrics offer scratch testing which checks for immediate allergic reaction to as many as 75 + different substances at once. This is usually done to find allergies to pollen, mold, pet dander, dust mites, and foods in adults & Childs.
Types of Treatments available
Treatment plans vary by child based on their individual need and diagnosis. These are three easy ways to treat your allergies for good.
Allergy Shots and Allergy Drops
Immunotherapy therapy reduces reactions caused by exposure to substances that the individual may be allergic to, thus strengthening the immune system's resistance.
This involves injecting small amounts of allergen extracts into the body to boost the immune system without triggering an allergic reaction.
Allergy drops (sublingual immunotherapy) are taken at home, typically daily, to boost tolerance and immunity. A small dose of allergen is delivered in liquid or tablet form under the tongue.
FAQs On Allergy Testing
What symptoms of allergies should I be aware of?
Allergy Symptoms can vary depending on the person, but some common symptoms include sneezing, itchy eyes, a runny nose, and a scratchy throat. Patients may also experience fatigue, headaches, and mood changes.
What are the benefits of getting an allergy test for your child?
An allergy test is a quick and easy way to determine if your child is affected. It can help you identify the specific allergens that are causing your child's symptoms so that you can take the necessary steps to avoid them.
In addition, having a test can provide peace of mind for both you and your child by giving everyone the opportunity to prepare proactively for potential allergic reaction before they occur.
What is the youngest age for allergy testing?
At Powers Pediatrics, we generally recommend that children at around 6 months old.
Can you eat or drink before the test?
It is recommended that you eat or drink before testing, as this can help to ensure accurate results. Always consult your doctor or allergist, as they may have specific instructions for you to follow based on your individual situation.
What should I do before an allergy test?
Stop all antihistamines 1 week prior to this testing as they may interfere with results. These antihistamines include those by prescription and over-the-counter.
How long does Allergy testing take?
At Powers Pediatrics, It usually takes about 30-45 minutes, so you can usually get your allergy test results right away.
How much does an allergy test cost?
At Powers Pediatrics, it will cost you around $200 on average. However, this price may differ depending on your particular insurance plan.