Allergic Reaction - Preparing For Your Appointment
To prepare for your appointment, see the topic Making the Most of Your Appointment.
You can help your
doctor diagnose and treat your condition by being prepared to answer the
- What are your allergy symptoms?
long have you had these symptoms?
- Do you have an idea of what is
causing your symptoms?
- Are your allergies present all year, or do
they get better or worse with different seasons?
- What have you
tried at home to decrease your symptoms? Has it helped?
prescription or nonprescription medicines have you tried in the past? What
worked and what didn't?
- What other prescription and nonprescription
medicines are you taking?
- Have you recently gotten a tattoo or body
- Do you have any
WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise
January 24, 2014
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