Allergy & Asthma Specialists SM is a dynamic, state of the art Allergy/Clinical Immunology practice established in 1989. We promise to provide to our patients the most scientifically advanced allergy and asthma care in a personal, thorough, considerate and efficient environment in order to obtain the best possible health for every patient.

Treatment Options for Immune Deficiency

Do you suffer from several respiratory infections per year that don’t respond well to treatment are a possible sign of an immune deficiency? If so, then you may benefit from seeing an allergy doctor for an immune deficiency examination. Other signs and symptoms of an immune deficiency include chronic rashes or diarrhea, weight loss or poor growth, an enlarged spleen, swollen lymph glands, and a need for multiple courses of antibiotics to clear infections.

After taking your medical history, conducting a physical examination, reviewing your living conditions, and, in some cases, performing a panel of skin tests and lab work, your allergy specialist can inform you if you are suffering from an immune deficiency. If diagnosed with this condition, your treatment plan may include addressing conditions like allergic rhinitis, which can predispose you to infection. Antibiotics, antibiotic prophylaxis, and immunological replacement are also treatment options that your doctor may recommend.

The board-certified allergy doctors at Allergy & Asthma Specialistsâ„  have advanced training in diagnosing immune deficiency and providing allergy treatment in Doylestown, Pottstown, Jenkintown, Lansdale, Collegeville, Blue Bell, Philadelphia, and King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. To schedule your appointment, please visit our website or call 1-800-86-COUGH.