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The leaders in Allergy & Asthma Care.

We pride ourselves in taking the time to understand each patient’s concerns and work effectively alongside our highly skilled support staff to make certain we provide the highest quality care available.

Allergy Partners of the foothills

is a member of the nation’s largest single specialty practice in Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Our dedicated Physicians will develop a comprehensive treatment program to bring your life into balance.

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 Recent Posts

 
  • Spindale location closed Monday, April 27, 2015
    April 27, 2015
  • Intranasal influenza vaccination is well-tolerated in egg allergic children with asthma or recurrent wheeze
    April 23, 2015
    Nobody likes getting a shot, especially children. However, US health guidelines recommend annual influenza vaccination of children, especially those with asthma, and including those with egg allergy. Live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV) is an intranasal vaccine administered via the nose licensed for use in children. However, this vaccine contains egg protein and it is currently suggested that it not be used on children with egg allergy. Furthermore, North American guidelines recommend against its use in children with asthma. Thus, asthmatic or egg allergic children receive a traditional flu shot.
  • When Should Children and Adolescents Assume Responsibility for Self-Treatment of Anaphylaxis?
    April 20, 2015
    While first-line treatment of anaphylaxis is the timely use of self-injectable epinephrine (SIE), current guidelines do not specify the age at which the responsibility of administering SIE should be transferred from the adult caregiver to the child.
  • Food Allergen Panel Testing Often Results in Misdiagnosis of Food Allergy
    April 14, 2015
    Food allergies have become an increasing public health issue. Recent studies now indicate that nearly 1 in 13 children are diagnosed with food allergy. Food allergies are triggered when the immune system make a special type of antibody, called IgE, directed against foods. On re-exposure to the food, the IgE antibody can trigger severe, even life threatening allergic reactions.
  • What Do Patients and Caregivers Need to Know about Oral Food Challenges?
    April 13, 2015
    What is a food challenge? An oral food challenge (OFC), or feeding test, is a medical procedure in which a food is eaten slowly, in gradually increasing amounts, under medical supervision.
 

 Our Locations

 
Allergy PartnersGaffney, SC(864) 488-0332
Allergy PartnersMoore, SC(864) 587-1551
Allergy PartnersSpartanburg, SC(864) 585-5552
Allergy PartnersSpindale, NC (828) 287-9337
Allergy PartnersUnion, SC(864) 429-0999