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Dr. Chacko on the Top Doctors cover of Atlanta Magazine
Dr. Chacko Featured on the Cover of Atlanta’s Top Doctor Magazine

Expert Diagnosis and Treatment for Food Allergy Sufferers

At Food Allergies Atlanta, we are dedicated to the treatment of our patients who suffer from a host of food-related issues. From the initial food allergy testing to a personalized treatment plan, Dr. Chacko works to understand the allergies impacting you or your child, then develops a solution to treat them.

It’s important to have your food allergy doctor nearby, which is why we have 6 convenient locations to serve you.

The best treatment arises from a detailed discussion and examination at a food allergy clinic. Dr. Chacko is a board certified allergist and immunologist. His expertise in food allergy treatment is acknowledged worldwide. Dr. Chacko treats both adults and children.

What Food Allergy-Related Services Do We Offer?

Across our five clinics, we work to understand your individual concerns and tailor a treatment solution that you are comfortable with.

Food Allergy Testing

The symptoms of a food allergy won’t always be consistent. That’s why it is crucial to obtain a professional and accurate diagnosis. Dr. Chacko conducts food allergy tests that will reveal the source of an allergy, and also present the right approach to dealing with it.

A skin prick test, with a solution containing the suspected food item being placed just under the surface of the skin, is a quick and effective approach to discovering an allergy. A blood test or oral challenge test are two alternative approaches. Learn more about food allergy testing now.

Food Allergy Treatment

From the severity of the symptoms to the food that causes the reaction, it is important to get an accurate diagnosis. Once Dr. Chacko has successfully diagnosed a food allergy, he’ll work with the patient to customize a treatment solution that fits their needs.

Treatment options can include food avoidance, supervised food elimination diets, immunotherapy and oral immunotherapy (OIT). In more severe cases, a patient may need to carry auto-injectable epinephrine in case they experience an anaphylactic reaction. Explore our food allergy treatment options in-depth.

Oral Immunotherapy

Oral immunotherapy is a newer approach in dealing with food allergies. A patient receives small doses of an allergen over an extended period, thus desensitizing the body to the substance that causes the reaction. Initially, a patient would receive a number of doses at one of our clinics, as over the following months, the dose is increased to strengthen immunity to the allergen. Regular appointments with Dr. Chacko are essential to ensure that the process is running smoothly and that the patient is experiencing positive benefits. Learn how oral immunotherapy can help you or your child today.

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    Understanding Oral Immunotherapy

    Oral Immunotherapy, also known as food desensitization, is a treatment that helps you build up immunities to food allergens that could otherwise be life-threatening.

    What is Oral Immunotherapy (OIT)?

    Oral immunotherapy is a treatment where a patient ingests small doses of an allergen to build up resistance.

    History of Oral Immunotherapy

    Oral immunotherapy dates back to the times of Alexander the Great. He would ingest poisons to increase immunities.

    Frequently Asked Questions About OIT

    Dr. Thomas Chacko and his team are here to answer the most common OIT questions and address your concerns.

    Oral Immunotherapy Treatments

    Before treating your food allergy, we will diagnose the allergen and then determine the best treatment option.

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    We’re ready to welcome you and your family to one of our Georgia food allergy treatment locations. Simply select your preferred location below to make an appointment.

    Call our highly-rated food allergy treatment center today at 678-668-4688 and request an appointment at the location closest to you.

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