A backlit view of a country road at dawn in Cades Cove in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Relieve the Suffering

Tennessee ranks pretty high when it comes to suffering from allergies. Suffering unnecessarily doesn’t have to become a way of life, especially when it comes to allergies. Most people only think of sniffles or watery eyes when it comes to allergies, but they can actually affect our bodies in a variety of ways. People tend to ignore mild rashes until they become unbearable or ignore migraines after eating certain foods when in reality, it could just be an easily avoided allergy. Depending on the severity of an allergy, they can be a life-or-death situation.

Gone are the days of spending endless hours at an expensive specialist’s office having different needles stuck in your back. At Hometown Health Clinic, our allergy testing is the result of the latest developments in allergy science. It’s easy, pain-free, and more effective than ever before.

The procedure consists of having the skin scratched with different allergens and the amount or lack of redness, swelling, or irritation will help determine allergies as well as their severity. While the tests are still performed on the back for the most effective results, they usually only last 10 to 15 minutes and patients will receive their results within 20 minutes or less.

The simple and painless skin tests performed at Hometown Health Clinic can help diagnose conditions such as:

  • Allergic rhinitis (hay fever)
  • Allergic asthma
  • Food allergies

Some patients may experience itchy skin or rash, stuffy nose, or red watery eyes after testing. These symptoms are normal and typically subside once testing is complete.

Once allergens have been determined, our team will develop a care plan that can include OTC or prescription medications, lifestyle changes, and more. The misery of your allergies can be a thing of the past with help from the allergy testing services available at Hometown Health Clinic.

These tests are done by appointment only, so call 731-352-7907 today for yours!