An allergist or immunologist is a type of doctor who is trained in the prevention, diagnosis, management and treatment of allergies, asthma and immunological disorders. You may be referred to an allergist if your doctor believes that your medical problem is related to the immune system.
What conditions does an allergist & immunologist treat?
Diseases and conditions typically treated by an allergist or immunologist include:
You should see an allergist or immunologist if you feel that you are constantly getting sick, have a persistent cough, sneeze frequently, or have sinus congestion. Even if you have already been diagnosed with an allergy, for example asthma, an allergist or immunologist may be able to prevent symptoms and help you to control your allergy better.