Elizabeth Otero, M.D.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is an Allergist?

What is an Advanced Registered Nurse Practitioner (A.R.N.P.)?

What do I need for my initial visit?

What should I expect in my initial visit?

Why see a specialist for my allergies?

 What is a Dust Mite?

What other treatment options are available besides medications?

Do allergy shots work and would it be the best option for me?

What is a pulmonary function test?

What are allergy tests?

What is a puncture skin test?

What is an intradermal skin test?

What is a Patch Test?

Does allergy skin testing hurt?

How long do I have to be in the office for a skin test?

What medications do I need to stop prior to skin testing?

Will I have any symptoms after the skin test?

What are allergy blood tests?

Which allergy test is more accurate?

What other blood tests are performed?