AERO-ALLERGEN DIAGNOSIS & TREATMENT
Person inherits allergic genes from parents so it is genetically transmitted disease. Person having genes of allergy develop allergy to anything entering the body through air, food or water. The allergens present in the air (Aeroallergens) are inhaled by all the people living in that area but only persons who have allergic genes develop allergic diseases. One can develop allergies in any age from a few months old to age of 80 or more. Common aero allergens are Pollens, Dust, Molds, Insects, and Animal dander, Chemicals like pesticides, perfumes and paints. We diagnose the aeroallergens with the Skin Prick Tests.
Instructions for patients:-
SKIN PRICK TEST
According to recommendations of World Allergy Organization and AAAAI the allergy shots should be taken for 3 years and those people who take for 3 years are free of symptoms for about 15 to20years.
The allergy shots are as follwos:-
-SCIT (Sub Cutaneous Immuno Therapy) in the form of weekly or bi weekly subcutaneous injections.
-SLIT (Sub Lingual Immuno Therapy) or OAV (Oral Allergy Vaccine). Take with special dispenser once a day early in the morning sublingually (under the tongue) according to instructions (pls see video)
-EPD (Enzyme Potentiated Desensitization). It is give once every two months or three monthss
LIST OF THE AERO ALLERGENS TO BE TESTED WITH SKIN PRICK TEST
DUST ALLERGY IS NOT DUE TO DUST BUT IT IS DUE TO SOME OF THE FOLLOWING THINGS PRESENT IN THE HOUSE DUST