Allergology training

Delve into the field of allergology through informative videos and expert insights. Learn about allergy diagnosis, treatment, and management strategies from leading professionals.

Allergology is a specialized branch of medicine that focuses on the diagnosis and management of allergic diseases and disorders related to the immune system's hypersensitivity reactions. Allergists, or allergologists, are medical professionals who specialize in identifying and treating various allergic conditions, ranging from seasonal allergies to severe allergic reactions. The immune system, designed to protect the body from harmful invaders, can sometimes react excessively to substances that are usually harmless.

These substances, known as allergens, can trigger allergic reactions in susceptible individuals. Allergists employ a variety of diagnostic tools, including skin tests and blood tests, to identify specific allergens that may be causing a patient's symptoms. Common allergic conditions managed by allergologists include hay fever (allergic rhinitis), asthma, eczema, food allergies, and allergic reactions to medications or insect stings. Once allergens are identified, allergologists work with patients to develop personalized treatment plans. This may involve allergen avoidance strategies, medications to control symptoms, or allergen immunotherapy (allergy shots) to desensitize the immune system over time.

Allergology is a field that requires ongoing research and adaptation as new allergens and allergic conditions emerge. Allergists often collaborate with other healthcare professionals, such as pulmonologists, dermatologists, and immunologists, to provide comprehensive care for patients with complex allergic conditions.

Diagnosing and Managing Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria...

Specialty:  Allergology
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Case-based educational video about diagnosing and managing chronic spontaneous urticaria. This presentation will give you the opportunity to explore strategies to confirm an early accurate diagnosis in...

Allergy Immunotherapy Shots

Specialty:  Allergology
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Learn about allergy shots or subcutaneous immunotherapy (SCIT) and the benefits and challenges of allergy relief through regular injections. In this video it is explained what immunotherapy is, which...

Differences Between Seasonal Allergies and COVID-19

Specialty:  Allergology
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Speaker talks about the differences between seasonal allergies and COVID-19. There are presented symptoms of seasonal allergies and COVID-19 and comparison of these two conditions highlighting differences...

The Risk Factors for Development of Asthma and...

Specialty:  Allergology
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There are many risk factors for the development of asthma and food allergies, involving complex interactions among multiple environmental exposures, immune regulation and genetic influences. In this video...

Allergic Rhinitis (Hay Fever): Risk Factors,...

Specialty:  Allergology
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Allergic rhinitis (also known as Hay Fever) is a condition involving inflammation of the nasal mucosa after exposure to allergens. There are two types of allergic rhinitis, seasonal and perennial. The...

Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT) for Allergy Treatment

Specialty:  Allergology
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Allergist and otolaryngologist Sandra Lin answers questions about sublingual immunotherapy (SLIT) for allergy treatment. She provides information on how SLIT is used, its effectiveness and the advantages...

What To Do If You Have Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)

Specialty:  Allergology
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Eczema (or atopic dermatitis) is a chronic skin condition that can dramatically affect a person's life. People experience severe itching and different skin problems - dryness, redness, peeling, infection,...

Dust Mite Allergy: Symptoms and Treatments

Specialty:  Allergology
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Dust makes most of us cough and sneeze, have itchy eyes from time to time, but some are especially allergic to dust. Those people can severely cough even like in asthma, have conjunctivitis or eczema...

Allergy Skin Tests - How They're Performed

Specialty:  Allergology
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In the video it is explained how allergy skin tests work and discusses their effectiveness. Skin test are done for most of allergens. Before test the patient shouldn't be taking antihistamines at least...

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