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 Long Beach, WA has a population of approximately 3,243 people. There is 1 allergist near Long Beach, which gives it a ratio of 1 allergist per 3,243 residents or a ratio of 1 allergist per 1,613 households. There are 1,613 households in Long Beach.