Top-Rated Allergy Treatment in Bloomfield, CT
Find Relief For Your Entire Family
When you suffer from seasonal or year-round allergies, your quality of life suffers too. Treating allergies with over-the-counter (OTC) medications and trying to identify triggers on your own is tricky at best, and can yield mixed results. That’s why it’s important to have an experienced, certified allergist who is trained in the latest allergy testing and treatment options. Collins Medical Associates 2, PC allergy doctor and medical staff are highly experienced in this speciality, and are prepared to help you and your family get your allergy symptoms under control once and for all.
Our medical team has studied at the nation’s premier medical schools and facilities, including Harvard, Albert Einstein, and New York University. Moreover, each of our doctors is affiliated with Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center, one of New England’s most comprehensive medical facilities. We pride ourselves on emphasizing preventive care, an aspect of modern medicine that is often lacking in many medical practices. Your long-term health and wellbeing is of the utmost importance to us, and that’s why we make it a point to educate our patients about ways they can lead healthier lives.
With 20 locations and 41 providers, access to a CMA 2 office is easy for those residing in Central Connecticut, or even other parts of the state. We believe everyone should have access to high-quality, patient-focused medical care, and that’s why we have expanded our presence and our number of specialties.
Seasonal Allergy Specialist - Bloomfield CT
With 21 locations and 41 providers, access to a Collins Medical Associates 2, PC office is easy for those residing in Central Connecticut, or even other parts of the state. We believe everyone should have access to high-quality, compassionate medical treatment.
In order to provide advanced medical treatment and enable our patients to stay within the CMA 2 family, we provide treatment in six additional specialties outside of allergy needs:
- Primary Care
- Family Medicine
- Weight Loss
If you are searching for an allergist near Bloomfield CT, look no further than Collins Medical Associates 2, PC allergy office. We are located at 35 Jolley Drive in Suite 103 in Bloomfield, Connecticut.
Frequently Asked Questions
What Are The Symptoms of An Allergy?
The symptoms of an allergic reaction include:
- Runny/stuffy nose
- Shortness of breath
- Nausea and vomiting
How Are Allergies Treated?
There are a number of ways an allergist can help you manage your day-to-day symptoms. An allergist may recommend one or more of the following treatments:
- Prevention education - Avoid or greatly reduce your allergy triggers whenever possible.
- Prescription medication
- Immunotherapy - Allergy shots or sublingual tablets are administered to reduce symptoms.
How Do Doctors Test For Allergies?
An allergist will test for allergies using a skin prick test or a skin patch test. A skin prick test checks for immediate allergic reactions for up to 50 substances at once. It is often done to test for pollen, mold, pet dander, dust mite and food allergies.
A skin patch test involves the use of a patch where allergens are placed, and is worn on the arm or the back for two days. Patch testing can test for up to 30 substances at once, and are commonly used to detect latex, metal, medication, fragrance, hair dye, preservatives, and resin allergies.
When Should I See An Allergist?
You should consider making an appointment with a Collins Medical Associate 2, PC allergist if you are experiencing any of the following:
- Chronic sinus infections
- Chronic nasal congestion
- Hay fever that lasts several months
- OTC allergy medications are ineffective or have negative side effects