Allergy Services

Allergy Symptoms & Treatments

Millions of Americans suffer from nasal and sinus allergies, commonly known as hay fever. Often fragrant flowers are blamed for allergy symptoms, yet they are rarely the cause; their pollens are too heavy to be airborne. An ear, nose, and throat specialist at Mt. Hood ENT & Allergy can evaluate your allergy symptoms and help…

Allergy Testing

View Video How do we make the Diagnosis? The initial diagnosis of allergy is made by history and physical examination To be certain of the diagnosis and proceed with effective therapy, allergy testing is performed How Allergy testing works: Allergy testing consists of administering small amounts of allergens to the skin Allergy testing is performed…

Immunotherapy

Immunotherapy is the process of giving an allergic patient small calculated doses of the things that they are allergic to (allergens). As the dose is slowly increased the body begins to build tolerance to those allergens. Immunotherapy can be provided either with shots or with sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT). Benefits of immunotherapy Can markedly reduce allergy…