When allergies strike, it can result in a runny nose, coughing, sneezing, headaches, and a range of other symptoms. At The Barranco Clinic serving Lake Wales, Winter Haven, Haines City, Sebring, and Clermont, we help determine the source of your allergies and provide solutions that help you to reclaim your quality of life.

Allergy Evaluation and Treatment 

Allergy testing is an important first step in your treatment process. When the allergen is coming from your environment, it’s essential to track down where it’s coming from so that chronic sneezing, coughing, and headaches can be halted. Treatment options include the following:

Allergy Testing

Your skin is injected with a tiny amount of the suspected compound. Your reaction is then measured and recorded.

Allergy Shots

With this approach, the suspected allergen is injected into the skin weekly to help the patient develop a tolerance. The dosage is gradually increased, and shots are performed less frequently.

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What Are Environmental Allergies?

Many people have seasonal allergies caused by their immune systems reacting to trees, leaves, grass, pollen, weeds, and flowers. Others suffer allergies to pets such as cats and dogs. Mold and dust in one’s home can also be considered allergens. 

The body reacts to these substances through a variety of symptoms, including itchy eyes, congestion, a runny nose, and sneezing. These symptoms may be short-lived and last only a few hours, while others can experience chronic allergies that are unending.

While environmental allergies may be considered harmless, over time, they can significantly wear on one’s patience. Our team of highly experienced, caring doctors is standing by to help assess your issues and create a solution-oriented treatment plan that will help clear your breathing and make it possible for you to thrive.

Environmental Allergy Symptoms

  • Watery, itchy eyes
  • Coughing
  • Sneezing
  • Headache
  • Runny nose
  • Hives
  • Exhaustion
  • Respiratory problems
  • Wheezing

Who Can Environmental Allergies Affect?

Both children and adults can manifest allergic reactions to the environment, sometimes without even knowing it. Commonly, allergies are passed down from parents to children and may exist within whole families.

About The Barranco Clinic

The Barranco Clinic provides strategic, comprehensive ENT services for a wide range of concerns to patients in and around Lake Wales, Winter Haven, Haines City, Sebring, and Clermont. Our practice is founded on the following core principles:

Personalized Treatment

Your treatment process is personalized, with a great deal of time taken to fully understand your individual needs and medical history. We get to know our patients thoroughly so that a successful outcome becomes a reality.

Top-rated Physician Network

Our team of providers includes among the most experienced and seasoned ENT doctors in the country. Each is a meticulously trained specialist in their field and contributes to an atmosphere of excellence.

Continuity of Care

Each of our practitioners and staff members practices a collaborative and cooperative approach to medicine, so you receive exponential healing across all channels. Your treatment extends well past when you leave the office, as we continue to follow up with you long-term.

Community Investment

Our sense of generosity and caring is not limited to the patients inside our walls. We strive to give back to the community at large through targeted outreach programs that provide valuable resources, medicine, and essential items to those in need.

Can children have environmental allergies?

Environmental allergies affect everyone, even babies and small children.

Who is a candidate for allergy treatment?

The best way to determine your candidacy is to come in for your private consultation at The Barranco Clinic. We can get to the root of your allergies and figure out what is causing you to sneeze, cough, or blow your nose so often.

With 3 convenient locations around the Orlando area, we're never far away.

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