Allergic Rhinitis Branch

Allergic Flu (Allergic Rhinitis Branch) is an important disease that can impair the quality of life in children and adults. Nasal itching, cold, nasal congestion and successive sneezing are the main symptoms of allergic rhinitis. Allergy tests are required to diagnose allergic rhinitis in children with allergic rhinitis symptoms.

Allergic Rhinitis Also Known With Different Names

Allergic rhinitis is sometimes called allergic flu, hay fever. Although it is commonly known as allergic rhinitis, allergic flu and hay fever are frequently used.

Allergic Flu is Common

Allergic rhinitis is a common allergic disease. 

Allergic Flu Symptoms

Allergic rhinitis is often manifested by cold, sneezing, nasal itching and nasal congestion.

Allergic Rhinitis Branch Tests

Some tests are performed to diagnose allergic rhinitis. Allergy tests are the most important of these tests. Allergy tests can be performed at any age, but it is generally preferred to diagnose and make tests for allergic rhinitis after 2-3 years old. Allergy test can be done from blood or skin, but skin tests are more accurate. Other than an allergy test, sometimes a nasal smear, a blood test, and pulmonary function tests may be required in case of allergic asthma.

Allergic Rhinitis is an Important Disease

Allergic rhinitis may impair the quality of life and cause learning disability in children.

Istanbul Allergy Allergic Rhinitis Branch Tests and Treatments;

  • Skin prick tests
  • Nasal smear
  • Allergen components in serum
  • Allergy vaccines
  • Component-based allergy vaccine treatment

What should I pay attention for when I come to have an Allergy Test?

Some drugs that may affect the results of allergy tests should be discontinued 1 week before the allergy test. Some of these drugs; cough syrups, cold medicine, allergy drugs. Antibiotics and inhaled drugs do not affect allergy tests. During the allergy test, the child should be free of breathlessness.

At which age the allergy test can be done?

Although it can be performed at any age, food tests can be performed from 1-2 months old.  For asthma and allergic rhinitis, allergy tests can be performed from the age of 1-2 years.

As a result;

Allergic rhinitis is an allergic disease caused by immunological damage to the nasal mucosa due to various allergens. The diagnosis of allergic rhinitis is made by experienced and trained specialists after the symptoms, history, examination and allergy tests.