Do you get better on the weekend and worse when you go back to work?
Your doctor could send you to a board-certified allergist who specializes in diagnosing and treating allergies, or he might suggest medication. An allergist will run tests to find out exactly what you’re allergic to, so together you can create the right treatment plan.
Wondering if your nagging cold is actually an allergy? Or what about your new skin cream that made your hands break out? Distinguishing an allergy from a non-allergic condition is not always a clear-cut task. But knowing the difference can sometimes help you solve what's ailing you, which in turn could mean faster relief.
Mary Fields knows just how difficult pinpointing an allergy can be. The 64-year-old Bronx resident tells WebMD she was convinced her frequent hives were caused by something in...