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:
The area of Granite City, IL has a population of approximately 131,205 people. There is 1 allergist near Granite City, which gives it a ratio of 1 allergist per 131,205 residents or a ratio of 1 allergist per 53,007 households. There are 53,007 households in Granite City.