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Your Allergy Specialists of Calvert County

Allergy & Immunology

Welcome to Calvert Internal Medicine Group, your trusted destination for comprehensive allergy and immunology care in Prince Frederick, MD. We understand that allergies can strike at any time – that’s why we offer extended hours, including evening availability. Our commitment to timely care extends to same-day visits, ensuring that your urgent medical needs are addressed promptly.

At our practice, we take pride in our multi-specialty offerings, allowing you to receive allergy and immunology care from one of our specialists within the same facility as your primary care physician. This integrated approach ensures continuity of care and the convenience of having all your medical needs met in one place. Additionally, our in-house lab enables us to conduct and process blood work efficiently so you can begin treatment sooner.

Ready to experience personalized, full-service healthcare with a focus on your well-being? Schedule your first appointment at Calvert Internal Medicine Group today.

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Allergy Treatment, Food Allergy Testing & More

Identifying and Treating Symptoms of Allergies

Allergy care at Calvert Internal Medicine Group encompasses a comprehensive approach to diagnosing and managing various allergic conditions. Our dedicated specialists are committed to providing personalized care to address a wide range of allergies, ensuring that our patients can enjoy a better quality of life.

Common conditions we address include:

  • Hay Fever (Allergic Rhinitis) – pollen, dust, and mold allergies
  • Asthma
  • Sinus problems (e.g., sinus infections, sinus congestion)
  • Pet Allergies
  • Hives (Urticaria)
  • Swelling (Angioedema)
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)
  • Eye Allergies (Allergic Conjunctivitis)
  • Food Allergies
  • Food Sensitivities and Intolerances
  • Contact Dermatitis and Skin Rashes
  • Poison Ivy, Poison Oak, and Poison Sumac
  • Insect Sting Allergies
  • Medication Allergies [e.g., antibiotics, “caine” drugs (Novocaine, Lidocaine, etc.), IV contrast dyes used in radiologic procedures]
  • Nasal Polyps
  • Generalized Itching (Pruritus)
  • Latex Allergy
  • Eosinophilic Disorders (e.g., eosinophilic esophagitis)
  • Immunologic problems (e.g., immune deficiencies, recurrent infections)
  • Mast Cell Disorders

If you exhibit any of the following symptoms, they may be due to allergies:

  • Nasal congestion
  • Runny nose
  • Sneezing
  • Itchy and/or watery eyes
  • Post-nasal drip
  • Wheezing and/or shortness of breath
  • Coughing
  • Fatigue
  • Headache (particularly around the sinuses)
  • Sore throat
  • Itching (Pruritus)
  • Hives (Urticaria)
  • Swelling episodes
  • Rashes
  • Snoring
  • Decreased sense of taste and/or smell

Treatments offered at our practice include:

  • Skin testing
  • Blood testing
  • Pulmonary function testing (PFT’s; Breathing tests)
  • Allergy Immunotherapy (Allergy injections) for indoor and outdoor allergies
  • Allergy Immunotherapy (Allergy injections) for stinging insect allergies (e.g. bees, wasps, yellow jackets, and hornets)
  • Food allergy testing
  • Oral challenges for foods and medications
  • Testing for “numbing” medications (“Caine” testing) such as Novacaine, Lidocaine, etc. commonly used in dental and surgical procedures
  • Latex allergy testing
  • Xolair (omalizumab) injections for eligible asthmatics and patients with chronic hives (urticaria)
  • Nucala (mepolizumab) injections for eligible asthmatics
  • Fasenra (benralizumab) injections for eligible eosinophilic asthmatics
  • Dupixent (dupiumab) injections for eligible asthmatics, patients with moderate to severe eczema, and patients with inadequately controlled chronic rhinosinusitis with nasal polyps
  • Demonstrating the correct method on how to use asthma inhalers, peak flow meters, and spacers
  • Demonstrating the correct method on how to use an EpiPen, Auvi-Q, and/or Adrenaclick self-injectable devices
  • Testing for vaccine allergies such as the Flu (Influenza) vaccine followed by its subsequent administration
  • Immune system testing
  • Vaccination administration for the pneumococcal vaccine (“pneumonia shot”) (e.g., Prevnar 20)

At Calvert Internal Medicine Group, our focus on patient-centered care ensures that individuals receive the support they need to effectively manage their allergies and lead healthier lives.

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Allergy/Injection Hours

These hours may change for holidays or other events.

Monday – 8am - 5:30pm - 13 years and older

Monday – 10am - 5:30pm - 12 years and younger

Tuesday – 8am - 3:30pm - All ages

Wednesday – 8am - 3:30pm - All ages

Thursday – 8am - 5:30pm - 13 years and older

Thursday – 8am - 3:30pm - 12 years and younger

05/16 - No Allergy shots for anyone 12 years old and younger. 

Friday – 8am - 3:30pm - All ages

05/17 - No Allergy shots for anyone 12 years old and younger. 

Saturday – No Allergy Shots - No Shots

Sunday – Closed - No shots

Frequently Asked Questions

Do your allergy specialists treat children?

Yes! Our allergist is trained and experienced in treating patients of all ages, including children. We understand how important it is to provide proper care for children with allergies, and we make sure to create a comfortable and welcoming environment for them during their appointments.

How should I prepare to meet with a food allergy specialist?

To prepare for a meeting with a food allergy specialist, consider bringing a list of your symptoms, detailed information about your diet, any previous reactions you've had, a list of medications you take, and questions you may have about managing food allergies.

Can I book a same-day appointment with your allergy specialist near me? 

Our allergists accept same-day appointments for urgent medical needs – however, we recommend booking an appointment in advance to ensure availability. If you have a sudden reaction or emergency, visit the nearest emergency room or call 911.

How can I get started with allergy treatment near me?

Appointments are easy to make with Calvert Internal Medicine Group. If you’re a new patient, simply fill out our convenient online form. For returning patients, you can easily make an appointment online through your Patient Portal.

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