Diagnosing & Treating Seasonal and Indoor Allergies
Testing for Seasonal & Indoor Allergies in New Jersey
Treatment for Indoor and Seasonal Allergies in New Jersey
Seasonal & Indoor Allergies FAQs
Certain individuals have a genetic predisposition to develop allergies. However, environmental exposure also plays an important role in developing allergy symptoms.
Environmental modifications are recommended for seasonal and indoor allergies as a form of avoidance. Click here to see a list of recommended environmental modifications for each type of allergy. If this is not reasonable or does not result in a significant improvement, then medications and/or allergen immunotherapy are considered.
Yes. For example, in some individuals an allergy to dust mites might only cause allergic rhinoconjunctivitis and present with a runny nose, nasal congestion and itchy watery eyes. In other individuals, it might result in atopic dermatitis (eczema).
Ideally, avoidance of a known allergen is recommended. However, we understand people are attached to their pets and often consider them a member of the family. Therefore, other treatment options such as medications and allergen immunotherapy can be considered.
Yes. There is an increased risk of developing asthma if one suffers from seasonal and/or indoor allergies.
No. There are other diagnoses to consider such as sinusitis, nasal polyps, deviated nasal septum, and adenoid hypertrophy.