Allergology is the medical specialty dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment, both in adults and children, of ailments linked to allergic processes produced by immunological mechanisms. This specialty includes the interdisciplinary study of both generalized disorders, as well as the organs or systems involved in the manifestation of the allergic reaction (respiratory, digestive, skin, etc.).

MEDICAL SPECIALISTS

  • Dra. Vanessa Tovar

AILMENTS, MEDICAL TESTS, DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT

  • Cutaneous tests and Prick tests to identify the cause of the allergic reactions in the patient: medicines (penicillin, aspirin, ibuprofen, etc.), contact allergens, dust mites, food (milk, fish, gluten, flours, etc.), animal epithelia (cat, dog, horse, etc.), pollens (grasses, olive, etc.), fungi, etc.
  • Spirometry: non-invasive test for the study of lung function and for the diagnosis and follow-up of patients affected by respiratory allergy, asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease), etc.
  • Specific treatments for desensitization, oral vaccines, immunotherapy.