Nose, and Throat Allergy
Otolaryngic allergy is a branch of medicine dealing with allergy
of the ear, nose, throat and the upper respiratory system. Otolaryngic
allergists are Medical doctors who specialize in diagnosing and
treating disorders of the head and neck, including allergy and
other disorders of the upper respiratory system.
otolaryngic allergist is a complete specialist able to diagnose
and treat all conditions of the upper respiratory tract (ear,
nose, throat, etc.) including allergy. Because (s)he is a specialist
of the head and neck region, the otolaryngic allergist is able
to diagnose and treat other diseases often associated with upper
respiratory irritation. As a surgeon, (s)he is able to provide
complete care of upper airway problems, including the correction
of structural obstructions and deformities, e.g., (nasal polyps
or a deviated septum), treatment of infections, e.g., (sinus and
ear) and improved drainage.
Choose a Specialty Allergy Doctor?
ear, nose and throat allergy doctor (Otorhinolaryngologist) is
a specialist. As an ENT doctor, your physician has treated many
people with problems such as yours. Because of specialty training,
your doctor knows that allergies can appear in forms other than
just sneezing and watery eyes. Dr. Krenning is joing by an trained
and proven staff of quality nurses that help provide individual
attention to allergy patinets.
you come to your ENT allergy doctor's office, you are coming to
a well-equipped medical facility designed and staffed to meet
the needs of an allergy patient. As you well know, your allergies
affect your whole lifestyle. If you request, your ENT allergy
doctor will keep in touch with your other physicians in coordinating
In addition to environmental allergies the ENT staff is equipped
to provide professional evaluation for food allergies. For food
allergy evaluation please ask for the Allergy Department at 573.364.5719.
you dont like shots...how about drops!
Allergy Clinic is now offering Sublingual Immunotherapy (SLIT)
for it patients. SLIT consists of a daily drop of allergy serum
under your tongue. We allow our patients to do SLIT at home
and they are only required to come into our office every three
months for a refill on their allergy drops. SLIT is extremely
safe and convienent. SLIT is an effective form of immunotherapy
that at the present time is considered FDA off label. FDA off
label implies that insurance companies will not pay fot SLIT
at this time.
more detailed information regarding SLIT please contact one
of our allergy nurses April or Joannie at (573) 364-5719.
Nose and Throat (Otolaryngology) Allergy