You may need to see an allergy specialist (allergist), depending on your symptoms or which other treatments you may need. For example, you may need to see a specialist if your medicines are not working or cause severe side
effects or if you are thinking about getting allergy shots (immunotherapy).
Your doctor may refer you to an ear, nose, and throat
(ENT) specialist (also called an
otolaryngologist or otorhinolaryngologist). An ENT
specialist may be helpful if your doctor thinks you may have
nasal polyps or other obstructions in your
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