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Insect Sting Allergy

Insect stings commonly cause local swelling, pain, itching and redness at the site of the sting.  Many people who have an allergy to insect venom have these same symptoms but causing much larger reactions that can persist for days.  Up to 3-4% of Adults and 1% of Children in the general population have an allergy to […]

Eczema and Food Allergy

The onset of eczema frequently coincides with introduction of certain foods into the infant’s diet.  Common food allergies and possible triggers to eczema in children include egg, milk, peanut, soy and wheat.  Overall, about 20-30% of children with eczema have food allergies to one or more of these foods. If your child has eczema there […]

Immune Deficiency

Many people have an immune deficiency that goes undiagnosed as they are not regularly following up with their physician or their physician is not doing the appropriate immunology work up to make the diagnosis. Our Physicians are not only Board Certified in Asthma and Allergy but are also Board Certified in Immunology.  We are experts in evaluating the immune […]

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Tips for grocery shopping for people with food allergies

THE “NUTS” AND BOLTS of FOOD ALLERGIES, PART 3 TIPS FOR GROCERY SHOPPING FOR PEOPLE WITH FOOD ALLERGIES Purchasing food for a member of the family with a food allergy may seem like a daunting task, but with some practice you can make that trip to the grocery store as “easy as pie”.  Try these […]

Penicillin Allergy

Studies have shown that 90% of people that claim to have a Penicillin allergy were either never allergic or lost their allergy.  If you have been labeled allergic to Penicillin it would be important for your long term medical care to have this evaluated with skin testing.  Please schedule an appointment with us for Penicillin skin testing […]

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Tips for Living Wheat Free

THE” NUTS” AND BOLTS of FOOD ALLERGIES, PART 1 TIPS FOR LIVING “WHEAT FREE” by Lezli R. Stone You just finished your food allergy testing at the Arizona Asthma & Allergy Institute and have been informed that you have an allergy or intolerance to WHEAT. A “wheat allergy” is clinically different from another condition you […]

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Tips for Living “PEANUT AND TREE NUT FREE”

THE” NUTS” AND BOLTS of FOOD ALLERGIES, PART 2 TIPS FOR LIVING “PEANUT AND TREE NUT FREE” by Lezli R. Stone You just finished your food allergy testing at the Arizona Asthma & Allergy Institute to discover you have an allergy to nuts, specifically peanuts or tree nuts. So let’s start with some specific definitions […]