Allergy testing and treatment


Allergies affect around 20 to 30 million Americans, accounting for about 3% of all medical office visits. Allergic disease ranks as the second most common reason patients seek a health care professional. More than 10% of the world's population is believed to have symptoms of allergic rhinitis.

Diagnosis and treatment of inhalant allergies

Ear, nose and throat physicians associated with the Raleigh Capitol Sinus & Allergy Center specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of inhalant allergies. Inhalant allergies may cause symptoms such as:

  • Recurrent or persistent colds
  • Cough
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Sneezing
  • Stuffy and/or runny nose
  • Recurring sinus infections
  • Sore or swollen throat
  • Recurring or chronic upper respiratory tract symptoms

Allergies can be effectively treated by:

  • Avoiding the allergens as much as possible (modifying your environment)
  • Medications (antihistamines, nasal sprays)
  • Immunotherapy or allergy shots
  • Many patients benefit from allergy testing. We offer Intradermal Titration (IDT) Skin Testing. For allergy treatment, we offer:

    At the Raleigh Capitol Sinus and Allergy Center, our experienced physicians - who are all affiliated with Raleigh Capitol Ear, Nose & Throat - will carefully evaluate your allergy condition with care and compassion. We will discuss the full range of treatment options with you, and treatment recommendations will be individualized for your particular case.