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What are Allergy Doctors?
An allergy & immunology specialist is a physician who is specially trained in matters pertaining to chronic and acute allergies as well as deficiencies of the immune system. The doctor will determine whether an allergy, which attacks a person'simmune system, is present and determine the cause, whether it be environmental triggers like trees and pollen, food-borne like peanuts and dairy, the venom of insects like bees, or a medication like penicillin.
In addition to determining the allergen causing an immunological response in a patient, the specialist will treat the symptoms caused by the reaction.
Some of the allergen-caused conditions that an allergy & immunology specialist will treat include:
- itchy, red eyes
- itchy, runny nose
- hay fever
- anaphylaxis (severe, potentially life-threatening allergic reaction)
The area of Yuma, AZ has a population of approximately 425,673 people. There are 11 allergists near Yuma, which gives it a ratio of 1 allergist per 38,698 residents or a ratio of 1 allergist per 13,919 households. There are 153,114 households in Yuma.