Allergy Resources & Information

Everything you need to know to make an allergy care plan.

At Lake Country Pediatrics, we specialize in testing for and treating allergies while educating our patients and their families on best practices for care. During peak allergy season, we’ll keep you updated on pollen count and common allergens to help you minimize symptoms throughout the year.

Our Resources for Allergies

Explore articles from our care team below to get more information.

Pet Dander
Allergy Avoidance Tips

Ideally, the best way of avoiding allergy symptoms is by staying away from the allergens that cause them. This requires a dedicated effort because most people with an allergy to one environmental particle — pollen, dust, pet dander or mold — are also allergic to others.

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Allergy Test
Allergy Testing Questionnaire

You’ll need to fill out this allergy testing questionnaire before your child’s appointment. Please fill out the form online or download and submit it digitally by email to oconomowoc@lcped.com with the subject line Allergy Testing Questionnaire.

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Allergy Testing
What to Expect During Your Allergy Skin Testing Appointment

Skin tests are methods of testing for allergic antibodies. A test consists of introducing small amounts of the suspected substance, or allergen, into the skin and noting the development of a positive reaction (which consists of a wheal, swelling, or flare in the surrounding area of redness).

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Recognizing Allergy Symptoms

The primary signs of allergies can include:

  • Runny or congested nose
  • Sneezing
  • Watery and itchy eyes
  • Asthma
  • Frequent ear infections
  • Sinus headaches
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Nasal polyps
  • Conjunctivitis (eye irritation)
  • Muscle/joint pain
  • Skin rashes and eczema
  • Mental health instances, such as confusion, slow thinking, depression, anxiety, and forgetfulness
  • Respiratory effects, including endless colds, chronic cough, recurrent bronchitis

If your child is experiencing any of the symptoms above, it might be time for an allergy test! To learn more, visit our Allergy Care page!

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