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Primary Immunodeficiency: Warning Signs!

  There are over 300 different conditions that make up Primary Immunodeficiency Diseases (PIDDs). Most of the conditions are related to your genetic makeup and are inherited, but they can show up at any time: birth, childhood, or even adulthood. PIDDs are rare and affect approximately 1 out of every 500 people.   PIDDs are […]

The 411 on Allergy Testing

There are many ways that allergies can be evaluated, and some people are not familiar with the different types of tests available. The way that allergy testing is performed has changed slightly over the years, allowing the procedure to be relatively painless for most people. Let’s review the different types of testing done in the […]


Hives or welts are itchy, raised, red areas on skin. About 25% of people experience hives sometime in their life. Hives can occur at any age. Most of the time, hives are not dangerous. Hives are classified based on how long they have been occurring and how long they last. Sudden hives that develop immediately […]

Notice of Data Security Incident

10/1/2015 – 6/15/2020 Arizona Asthma and Allergy Institute Provides Notification of Data Security Incident Peoria, AZ – Arizona Asthma and Allergy Institute (“Institute”) announced today a data security incident that may have impacted limited protected health information belonging to Institute patients. The Institute takes the privacy and security of all information very seriously. The Institute […]

Coronavirus (SARS-CoV2/COVID 19) Update

May 1, 2020 Arizona Asthma and Allergy Institute Coronavirus (SARS-Cov2/COVID 19) Update #7 Dear patients of AAAI, Your health and the health of our staff is our highest priority! COVID-19 cases persist in Arizona. Many of our patients are at higher risk for complications from the virus. As a result, we are providing the following […]

Vasomotor Rhinitis

Vasomotor Rhinitis   Vasomotor rhinitis is a condition that causes chronic sneezing, congestion, or runny nose that can be triggered by pollutants like a dusty environment, odors, foods or beverages, or weather changes. These symptoms can often seem like typical allergic rhinitis (hay fever) symptoms. About 50% of patients with allergies will have some type […]

Allergies, Asthma and Back to School

The beginning of the school year is an exciting time for many, but it can also be a time of anxiety for children who have asthma or allergies.  Help your child walk confidently into school this year, knowing that they are prepared as possible. 1. Keep on top of medication before the school year starts. […]