Food Allergies & Treatments Offered
At the Asian Institute of Allergy and Immunology Research Centre, we specialize in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of various food allergies. Our dedicated team of experts is committed to providing comprehensive care and support to individuals who experience adverse reactions to specific food items. We offer a wide range of services and treatment options tailored to meet the unique needs of each patient.
Our Food Allergies Services include:
- Skin Prick Test: A simple and painless test that helps identify specific food allergens through small pricks on the skin.
- Blood Test: Measures the levels of specific antibodies (IgE) in the blood to identify allergic reactions to particular food allergens.
- Elimination Diet: A supervised diet that involves removing specific food allergens from the patient’s diet to identify and manage food allergies.
- Substituting Allergenic Foods: Assisting patients in finding suitable alternatives to allergenic foods while maintaining a balanced and nutritious diet.
- Antihistamines: Medications that help alleviate the symptoms of food allergies, such as itching, hives, and sneezing.
- Epinephrine Autoinjector: Prescribing and educating patients on the use of emergency epinephrine for severe allergic reactions (anaphylaxis).
- Oral Immunotherapy: Gradually introducing small amounts of allergenic foods to desensitize the patient’s immune system over time.
- Sublingual Immunotherapy: Administering allergenic extracts under the tongue to build tolerance to specific food allergens.
Education and Support:
- Patient Education: Providing resources and information to help patients understand their food allergies, manage symptoms, and prevent exposure to allergens.
- Allergy Action Plan: Developing personalized plans for patients to follow in case of accidental exposure to allergenic foods.
Our team of experienced allergists and immunologists works closely with each patient to create an individualized treatment plan tailored to their specific needs. We are dedicated to improving the quality of life for individuals with food allergies and helping them navigate their dietary restrictions with confidence.
If you or a loved one is dealing with food allergies, we are here to help. Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step towards effective management and treatment of your food allergies.