We hope that our Connecticut allergy and asthma sufferers find these questions and answers useful. If you are experiencing any strong reaction then call 911 immediately.
Shoreline Allergy and Asthma Associates perform intradermal testing, skin prick testing, and patch testing. We also do specialty testing for antibiotic drugs, medications and venoms.
Both blood and skin testing are great ways to evaluate what may be causing your symptoms. For blood testing you do not need to stop your allergy medicine but you will need to have blood drawn.
Skin testing on the other hand is done in the office and can give us many answers under 25 minutes. Skin testing is relatively painless, and costs less. What type of test you will need will be determined by your allergist.
You need to contact our office at least 48 hours before your appointment and let us know if you cannot make it. There are many allergy and asthma sufferers who need help and we want to offer assist others when we find out that a spot opens up. Your appointment is very important to your health and has been specifically reserved for you.
Yes we are accepting new patients who are suffering from allergies and asthma. We see many patients from Connecticut and Rhode Island.