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Allergy


You're not alone if you suffer form allergies. In fact, millions of American's have them. Allergies can appear at any age, and can even disappear in childhood only to reappear in adulthood.

Allergy is a condition, often inherited, in which the immune system of the affected person reacts to something eaten or in the environment that doesn't affect most other people.  People often think of allergy as only "hayfever," with sneezing, runny nose, nasal stuffiness and itchy, watery eyes. However, allergies can also cause symptoms such as chronic "sinus" problems, postnasal drip, head congestion, frequent "colds," reoccurring ear infections, hearing loss, dizziness, chronic cough and asthma.  Even stomach and intestinal problems, many skin rashes, chronic headaches and fatigue can be symptoms of allergy.

Dr. Samuel Sprehe is a specialist who can diagnose and treat allergies affecting the ear, nose and throat.  The specialty of Ear, Nose Throat is also called Otolaryngology, and we sometimes refer to allergy problems in this area of the body as Otolaryngic Allergy.



SWLA Ear Nose & Throat
phone (337) 480-5595
fax (337) 480-5596
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