Frequently Asked Questions

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Why see an Allergist?

An allergist/immunologist is a physician specially trained to diagnose, treat and manage allergiesasthma and immune deficiencies.  After completing medical school and graduating with a medical degree, physicians undergo three years of training in internal medicine or pediatrics and pass the exam of either the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) or the American Board of Pediatrics (ABP). Allergists train for a minimum of nine additional years post college with special focus in allergies.

What age of patients do you see?

At Olympia Allergy and Asthma we see patients of all ages from birth to 100+.

When should I see and allergist?

If you suffer from “hay fever” symptoms, you will benefit from seeing an allergist. However, there are many other symptoms that may lead you to our clinic. Our allergist/immunologist treats more than allergies; He diagnosis and treats a range of immune system conditions including asthma, skin rashes, chronic sinus infections and primary immune disorders.