Welcome to Asthma and Allergy Affiliates
Asthma and Allergy Affiliates has been serving the North Shore community since 1972. We specialize in the care of adults and children with allergies and asthma. We have an extensive array of services and programs to present a comprehensive and integrated diagnosis and treatment plan for you beginning from the moment you first step through our doors. Our patient-centered philosophy will ensure that you receive individualized care and attention. We strive for excellence in creating an environment where patients feel comfortable and confident. Our modern facilities are located conveniently throughout the North Shore, in Salem, Danvers and North Andover. Our staff include asthma and allergy specialists, nursing and laboratory personnel and administrative staff.
We hope that this website allows you to become acquainted with our full spectrum or services. We encourage you to call our offices with comments and questions anytime. It is our intent to provide the best possible medical care to you and your family. Thank you for visiting us. We look forward to seeing you soon.
We Treat the Following Conditions
If you or your child are curious or concerned about skin testing, please watch the video on this page: LINK
Please do not take any antihistamines for the five days prior to your appointment (see list at right). Please continue to take all other prescribed medications including all asthma medications.
Your physician may decide to perform scratch tests and/or blood tests during the office visit to help diagnose the cause of your allergic or asthma problem. The skin testing is done in the privacy of the examination room with results available within 15 minutes. Blood tests are drawn in nearby medical centers with results typically available within one week.
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If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.
- Allegra (fexofenadine)
- Allerest (chlorpheneramine)
- Astelin (azelastine)
- Atarax (hydroxyzine)
- Benadryl (diphenhydramine)
- Chlortrimeton (chlorpheneramine)
- Clarinex (desloratidine)
- Claritin (loratidine)
- Dimetapp (bromopheneramine)
- Dramamine (dimenhydranate)
- Drixoral (dexprompheneramine)
- Rynatan (asatadine)
- Zyrtec (cetirazine)
- Eye drops: Elestat, Optivar, Patanol, Pataday, Zaditor, Opcon-A
- Antacids: Pepcid (famotidine), Zantac (ranitidine)
- *OTC products such as Nyquil and most “Cold & Sinus” medications
- Any Inhalers
- Nebulized medications
- Singulair (montelukast)
- Steroid nose sprays
- GERD meds (Prilosec, omeprazole)
- Blood pressure meds
- Psychiatric meds