Asthma & Allergy Testing

Do you feel miserable? If you experience allergy problems throughout the year or when you come in contact with pets or certain foods, consider asthma and allergy testing from our team of physicians serving throughout the greater Worcester and Framingham areas. We are able to rule out if you have allergies or asthma. Either way, the doctors at our family clinics offer solutions to help you feel well again. We treat allergies through medication and immunotherapy.

Call 844-627-7362 today to book an appointment, find detailed provider information, office locations, hours, and more. We offe Metrowest and St. Vincent locations in Shrewsbury, Framingham, Natick, Millis, Charlton, Worcester, Northborough, Sterling, and Auburn.

Comprehensive Allergy Testing

If you suffer from allergies, you’re not alone. In the United States, millions of people suffer from allergies. Whether you have food allergies or you’re allergic to pollen or pets, or something else, we can accurately identify the source. In fact, allergy testing today is more convenient and precise than ever. By determining your medical history and then performing relatively painless “skin prick” tests, we identify what triggers an allergic reaction.

Skin tests provide the fastest results. However, we usually do not give this test to young children. Instead, blood tests are just as effective. They often require a single needle prick. Still, there are many other types of allergy blood tests too. At your visit, our allergist will determine the appropriate test for you. Allergies exist in many forms and include:

  • Food Allergies
  • Skin Allergies
  • Dust Allergy
  • Insect Sting Allergy
  • Pet Allergies
  • Eye Allergies
  • Drug Allergies
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Latex Allery
  • Mold Allergy

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Do You Need an Asthma Test?

Enjoy deep breathing again by visiting us for an asthma test. When you suffer from asthma, it can be a scary thing. Asthma is a chronic lung disease that causes inflammation in your lungs and airways. People can have anything from mild intermittent asthma to sever and persistent asthma. Fortunately, there is something we can do about it.

By performing asthma testing, we not only identify the source of your asthma, but we rule out other serious conditions, such as respiratory infections and COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease). In addition to a physical examination, some of tests we can provide include:

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  • Spirometry
  • Peak Flow
  • Allergy Testing
  • Imaging Tests
  • Methacholine Challenge
  • Sputum Eosinophils
  • Nitric Oxide Test

Treatment for Allergic Asthma

One of the most common forms of asthma is allergic asthma. The same allergens that cause itchy eyes, sneezing, and other allergies symptoms in some people cause asthma attacks in others. Fortunately, allergic asthma is treatable. It involves recognizing the triggers that lead to an attack and learning how to prevent it or avoid those situations. However, we also offer effective medications to treat asthma sufferers.

Call 844-627-7362 today to schedule an appointment for asthma and allergy testing. We proudly serve patients in greater Worcester and Framingham, Massachusetts and the surrounding areas including Shrewsbury, Natick, Millis, Charlton, Northborough, Sterling, and Auburn.