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Allergy

Managing the misery of allergies

Forty-five million Americans suffer from allergies. The otolaryngologists at The University of Kansas Hospital are specialty trained in the medical management of upper respiratory allergies, as well as head and neck surgery. Our physicians are experts in the medical and surgical management of allergy-related conditions such as:

  • Allergic Ear Disease
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Chronic Cough
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Food Allergies
  • Nasal Polyps

Allergies can cause:

  • Asthma
  • Chronic Cough
  • Ear Infections and Problems with Ear Tubes
  • Eczema
  • Hay Fever
  • Headaches

Our specialists have access to the most advanced technology for the diagnosis of allergies. Your physician may recommend a comprehensive physical examination, allergy tests, X-rays or CT scans to learn more about the cause of your symptoms.

Treatment

We approach allergy management as a collaborative effort between our team and our patients. Our testing and treatment methods allow patients to reach maximum therapy sooner and complete therapy in less time. We offer a full range of treatment for the management of allergies including:

  • Immunotherapy (Allergy Shots)
  • Counseling on Controlling Your Environment
  • Dietary Changes
  • Minimally Invasive and Endoscopic Sinus Surgery
  • Medication