Sentence Examples

  • The allergist will ask about activities that the child participated in before the event, food and medications the child may have ingested, and whether the child had contact with any rubber products.
  • 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.