THE OFFICES OF

Howard Menikoff, MD & Jenny Shliozberg, MD

New York: 212.473.7892 .  • .  Brooklyn: 718.338.1313

- Illnesses -

The doctors at The Village Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Center will start by obtaining the most complete and accurate information from you. Accurate diagnosis relies on a detailed medical history, evaluation of the patient lifestyle and environment.

Illnesses

Rhinitis

A common condition which causes irritation and inflammation of the mucous membrane inside the nose.

 

Sinusitis

A common condition that causes inflammation of the sinuses. It can be due to infection, allergy, or autoimmune issues.

 

Conjunctivitis

Inflammation of the the outermost layer of the eye and the inner surface of the eyelids. It is commonly due to an infection or an allergic reaction.

 

Otitis

​General term for inflammation or infection of the ear.

 

Hives/Urticaria

A kind of skin rash notable for pale red, raised and itchy bumps. It may also cause a burning or stinging sensation and are frequently caused by allergic reaction.

 

Dermatitis

There are several types of dermatitis. They are distinguished based on the factor that triggers the skin reaction.

 

Eczema

A form of chronic inflammation of the skin including dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, swelling, itching,dryness, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, oozing or bleeding.

 

Asthma

Chronic inflammatory disease of the airways characterized by reversible airflow obstruction, and bronchospasm Common symptoms include wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and shortness of breath.

 

Headache/Migraine

A chronic neurological disorder characterized by recurrent moderate to severe headaches. Migraines are believed to be due to a mixture of environmental and genetic factors. About two-thirds of cases run in families.

 

Anaphylaxis

A serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death. It typically causes a number of symptoms including an itchy rash, throat swelling, and low blood pressure. Common causes include insect bites/stings, foods, and medications.

 

Angioedema

The rapid swelling of the dermis, subcutaneous tissue, mucosa and submucosal tissues.

 

GastroEsophagitis Reflux Disease (GERD)

A chronic symptom of mucosal damage caused by stomach acid coming up from the stomach into the esophagus.

 

Eosinophilic Esophagitis

An allergic inflammatory condition of the esophagus. Symptoms are swallowing difficulty, food impaction, and heartburn.

DID YOU KNOW?

Children with nasal allergies or eczema, who if desensitized, are much less likely ​​to develop asthma

Accurate diagnosis relies on a detailed medical history and ​evaluation of ​the patient lifestyle and environment

THE VILLAGE  Allergy Asthma Immunology Centre