We Evaluate and Manage the Following:
Upper and Lower Respiratory Symptoms: sneezing, runny nose, post nasal drainage, itchy eyes, cough, wheezing, shortness of breath, asthma and exercise induced asthma
Environmental Allergies: pollen, dust, pet, insect venom allergy
Food Allergies: We Diagnose and do food challenges
Antibiotic Allergies: Challenges for drug sensitivities- Penicillin, Ibuprofen, Aspirin.. and more
Recurrent Infections: sinusitis, bronchitis, ear infections, pneumonia
Skin Problems: hives, swelling, eczema, skin infections, contact dermatitis — either chronic or acute
Anaphylaxis: (total body allergy symptoms) which may be sudden and life threatening
Gastrointestinal Problems: eosinophilic esophagitis, eosinophilic gastritis, reflux (GERD)
Asthma: if you have asthma and are on medications, but you are still experiencing some symptoms it is recommended that you seek the care of an asthma and allergy specialist. A specialist can help identify triggers, optimize medications, and save you from expensive, experimental therapies unless they are absolutely necessary.
Headaches: some headaches are caused by allergic inflammation, and others are migraines. Dr. Petrak is a member of the American Headache Society
Fibromyalgia: often overlaps with allergies, chronic headaches. Dr. Petrak will also make sure there is no aspect of food allergies.
SPECIALIZED SERVICES OFFERED IN OUR ALLERGY AND ASTHMA PRACTICE
FOOD CHALLENGES-ACCOMMODATED TO YOUR SCHEDULE AS BEST AS POSSIBLE
NOVEL, FDA- APPROVED HEADACHE TREATMENTS