What We See

The patients with the following conditions should be referred to our clinic for further investigation and treatment:

Food Allergies

  • Nut allergy
  • Seafood allergy
  • Cow's milk and egg allergy
  • Other: wheat, seeds, soy etc.
  • Skin Testing available for some foods.

Drug allergies

  • Antibiotic allergies
  • Anti-inflammatory allergies
  • Anaesthetic allergies
  • Skin testing and challenge via Royal Melbourne Hospital

 

Anaphylaxis

  • Evaluation for possible cause:
    • Food
    • Medication
    • Insect bite
    • Other
  • Need for Epipen
  • Action plan/Travel plan

Urticaria and Angioedema

  • Acute and chronic urticaria
  • Severity assessments
  • Management plans
  • Bradykinin mediated angioedema

 

Allergic rhinitis

  • Acute and chronic rhinosinusitis
  • Perennial and seasonal rhinitis
  • Treatments: medication and immunotherapy

Insect venom allergy

  • Honey Bee/Wasp/Jack jumper allergy
  • Desensitisation referrals
  • Action plan and avoidance strategies

 

Animal Dander Allergy

  • Cat/dog/horse allergies
  • Skin testing
  • Immunotherapy options

Grass Pollen allergy

  • Skin testing and desensitisation
  • Injectable or Tablet treatments

 

House dustmite allergy

  • Preventative strategies
  • Skin testing
  • Desensitisation

Asthma

  • Comprehensive history and assessments
  • Action plans
  • Spirometry
  • Skin testing and desensitisation if appropriate
  • Severe asthma: New "biological" treatments

 

Other conditions

  • Eczema
  • Non-allergic chronic rhinosinusitis
  • Immunodeficiency
  • Mastocytosis
  • Hereditary Angioedema