waiting times

Hospital Particular Alvor

00h36m

Medical Emergency

Hospital Particular Gambelas

Over 1H30

Paediatrics

Hospital Particular da Madeira

00h41m

Paediatrics

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