Allergy treatments vary depending on individual needs. Treatments include reducing allergen exposure, over the counter and prescription medications and/or immunotherapy.
Nobody enjoys allergies! Thankfully, there are several options to help manage your symptoms. At ENT Carolina, our doctors are experts at determining the best treatment plan for your specific needs.
An allergen is a substance that causes an allergic reaction. One of the easiest ways to manage allergic reactions is to identify and avoid specific allergen(s) causing a flare up. However, some allergens are virtually impossible to avoid, like dust mites or springtime pollens. In such cases, ENT Carolina officer specialized, patient specific solutions to overcome the unavoidable.
In addition to avoidance, most minor allergy symptoms are easily treated with over the counter OTC and prescription medications and sprays.
Some of the most common medications include:
While allergy medications can be very effective in controlling symptoms, they do not cure an allergic reaction. At ENT Carolina, we offer immunotherapy as a long term treatment option for chronic allergy symptoms. Immunotherapy stimulates your immune system's response to allergens to change how your system reacts to exposure.