WVU Medicine Children’s allergy and immunology service provides care for infants, children, and adolescents with allergies, asthma, or immune system disorders. Allergy and immunology is a medical practice that involves the whole body and cares for patients of all ages. At times to help aid in diagnosis and to provide your child with comprehensive care options, our highly-skilled team works closely with WVU Medicine providers from a variety of medical specialties, including dermatology, infectious diseases, and neurology.
Conditions We Treat
Our specialists use the latest medical technology to evaluate your child’s allergy or immunology issue to find the right treatment for their individual needs. WVU Medicine Children’s provides care for children with a wide range of allergy and immunology conditions, including:
- Anaphylaxis (severe, life-threatening allergic reaction)
- Angioedema (a skin condition similar to hives)
- Autoimmune disorders
- Chronic cough
- Contact dermatitis
- Drug allergies
- Encephalitis (inflammation of the brain)
- Fevers of undetermined origin
- Food allergies
- Hay fever
- Recurrent infections
- Insect sting allergy
- Mast cell disease
- Nasal allergies
- Pediatric autoimmune neuropsychiatric disorders associated with streptococcal infections
- Sinus infection
- Recurrent wheezing
Treatments and Services
WVU Medicine Children’s provides a wide variety of diagnostic services, consultation, and treatment for allergies and disorders of the immune system. Depending on the medical condition, evaluation methods may include discussion about allergy triggers and medical history, allergy testing, nasal endoscopy, or other diagnostic testing.
Our allergy and immunology specialists will work with you to implement symptom-reducing lifestyle changes, administer any allergy shots, or recommend the best medication for your individual condition.