If you suffer from seasonal allergies or asthma, the symptoms can become more of an everyday inconvenience and can even worsen over time. Contact Dr. Desiree Butter, MD, Family Medicine Physician at Colonnades Family Medicine in Wexford, Pennsylvania, to find effective, practical allergy and asthma solutions that work best for you. Call or book online today.
Allergies can cause a variety of annoying or disruptive symptoms like wheezing, runny nose, watery eyes, and more. The most common allergens include:
Dr. Butter performs a series of routine allergy tests and goes over your medical history to accurately pinpoint the specific allergens that may be disrupting your life. The most common allergy tests include:
Dr. Butter will work with you to determine the best course of treatment based on the allergens presented, lifestyle, overall health and the severity of the allergic reaction.
Most allergies can be treated by over-the-counter medications, protective measures, or lifestyle changes. More severe allergies may require an EpiPen. Dr. Butter is happy to help.
Asthma can be genetic or develop over time. Based on the severity of your asthma and your family history, Dr. Butter will work to develop the best treatment plan.
Some people also develop allergy-induced asthma — sometimes called allergic asthma. With similar symptoms of asthma, allergic asthma is brought on by exposure to an allergen that you breathe in, such as pollen or dust.
Inhalers, nebulizers, and other advanced medications treating asthma that can be inhaled as-needed or daily or weekly treatments may be necessary. Dr. Butter will work to find the best treatment plan for you.
Dr. Butter develops a custom plan for you and your body to help relieve symptoms so that you can get back to living your life. If you have a history of allergies or asthma, call or book online to schedule an appointment with Dr. Butter at Colonnades Family Medicine to find out what treatment options are available for your lifestyle.