Sentence Examples

  • Desensitization is a test in which the allergist gives the child a tiny dose of the drug-as little as 0.001 or 0.00001 of the usual dose-in its usual form-orally, topically, or by injection.
  • A consultation with an allergist can help to identify the substances that trigger the reaction; the allergist can also provide information on how to best avoid the triggering substance.
  • In addition to followup visits with the pediatrician and allergist, the child should have regular eye examinations as a safeguard against cataracts or other eye complications.
  • Family practitioners often refer patients with AD to an allergist for consultation, particularly if the child has developed asthma or has acute reactions to foods.
  • An allergist has to stay updated on the latest treatments and technologies to get to the root of what is causing the reactions and how to stop those reactions.