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allergist

 [al´er-jist]
a physician specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of allergic conditions.

al·ler·gist

(al'er-jist),
One who specializes in the treatment of allergies.

allergist

(ăl′ər-jĭst)
n.
A physician specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies.

allergist

[al′ərjist]
a physician who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of allergic disorders.

allergist

A physician who is often trained in both internal medicine and clinical immunology, and manages patients with allergies; allergists specialise in allergy-induced asthma, stings, bites and sinusitis.

allergist

Immunology A physician, who is often trained in both internal medicine and clinical immunology and who manages Pts with allergies Meat & potatoes diseases Allergy-induced asthma, stings, bites, sinusitis Salary $137K + 12% bonus

al·ler·gist

(al'ĕr-jist)
A health care specialist in the treatment of allergies.
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They're starting to fill it up now,'' the allergist said Tuesday.
5) Before treatment begins, allergists place drops called antigens on the patient's arm to test for allergic reactions to various substances.
That's why many allergists send patients to see a registered dietitian who has experience with food allergies.
In addition to the free screening and personal consultation with an allergist, there will be free educational information about asthma and allergies.
The screenings will include breathing tests, symptom evaluation and consultations with local allergists.
Referrals to allergists occurred in only 19% of the children and 28% of the adults.
Allergists say the most important treatments for allergies are prevention and proper medicine.
The retrospective study of more than 3,000 patients who were diagnosed with chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) by primary care physicians concluded that consultations with allergists are underutilized, and as a result, many patients undergo unnecessary surgery without adequate trials of medical therapy "Even though these patients had chronic congestion and chronic nasal symptoms, very few of them had been given intranasal corticosteroids, while many were given only antihistamines and decongestants," said Dr.
They were all engaged in a lively conversation, and the cardiologist was talking across my body with animated gestures to the allergist.
Allergists have introduced a series of five online CME courses on the use of immunotherapy to treat and prevent allergic asthma.
Allergists theorize that cold viruses might switch on the genes that produce allergy-related antibodies.
There are of course many over-the-counter allergy medicines like antihistamines and decongestants that offer short-term relief, and allergists can provide prescription drugs for more intense reactions.