waiting times

Hospital Particular Gambelas

00h07m

Medical Emergency

00h06m

Paediatrics

Hospital Particular da Madeira

00h18m

Medical Emergency

Immunoallergology

Immunoallergology


Due to the growing number of allergic reactions which affect a growing number of people nowadays,  the Hospital Particular do Algarve has the Specialty of Allergology.


When should one see a Immunoallergologist?

Patients  of all age groups from children to adults, who complain of:
  • Asthma (coughing, wheezing, runny nose, shortness of breath);
  • Rhinitis (itchy nose, sneezing, runny nose, stuffy nose);
  • Conjunctivitis (itchy, watery and red eyes);
  • Eczema;
  • Food Allergy (eg. Milk, nuts, shellfish, etc.);
  • Allergies to medications;
  • Occupational Allergy (including latex allergy);
  • Sinusitis.

In this consultation in addition to a intensive questionnaire on the patient’s medical history,  skin tests can be performed on any age group with suspected allergens and reading results are available  almost immediately, after 15-20 minutes and. when it is not possible to perform skin tests or their outcome is uncertain, blood tests can also  detect allergies.

 

medical specialty available on the following units