Michael Wein, MD.
Allergy, Asthma, Sinus, Allergic Skin
Pediatric & Adult
Johns Hopkins Allergist, Board-Certified
(772) 621-9992
Port St Lucie Allergist

FAQ-Frequent Questions

Could headache be caused by allergy?

Yes! Patients and their physicians have long noted the association of headaches and allergic or infectious nasal problems.

What are the symptoms of sinus and allergy problem?

Symptoms may include runny nose, sneezing, itchy nose, sore throat, bad breath, watery eyes, postnasal drips, loss of taste, loss of smell, coughing and fatigue.

What is sinusitis?

Sinusitis is inflammation of cavities found around the eyes and behind the nose.

Is allergy a risk factors for sinus disease?

Yes. It is more likely that people with allergies will develop sinusitis. Allergies can trigger inflammation. 

Do I need surgery for sinus disease?

For people with allergies, treatment to control prevent symptoms can also be effective in stopping sinusitis. In cases of obstructed sinus passages that may require surgery, your allergist may refer you to an otorhinolaryngologist, or an ENT ear-nose-throat surgeon.

 


Can I get an appointment on the same day I call?

Although we do offer same-day appointments when available, we encourage making appointments  in advance if possible. Our friendly staff will be happy to answer any questions you have regarding scheduling and payment arrangements, and also general questions about related issues in dermatology.

 

Should I make sure my doctor is Board-Certified by the American Board of Allergy?

Yes. Only a board-certified allergist has completed additional years of training and passed the certifying exam. You can check at www.ABIM.org at click 'Verifiy a Physicians Certification'.

 

 

St Lucie West       Vero Beach    

   320 Bethany Dr       3375 20th Street  
Port Saint Lucie, FL 34986      Vero Beach Fl  32960                
(772) 621-9992       (772) 299-7299
family-allergy.com       michaelwein.info

(Serving Port St Lucie and St Lucie West)                                                                  

New Patients Welcome - No Referral Needed

Allergy, ENT, Sinus, Dermatology

Please call for an appointment

Michael Wein, M.D.

Dr. Wein is a Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.  For more information on AAAAI, and to find other members, visit www.aaaai.org. The site has excellent information on dermatology and ENT sinus problems too.


Please contact us for more information about Pre-Pen allergy test. PrePen allergy testing is for the major determinant of penicillin metabolism and used as a skin-testing reagent to detect antibodies in people with rash and other skin or dermatology problems caused by penicillin allergy. It was recently approved by the FDA through Allerquest and ALK Abello. Allergy shots are not indicated for penicillin allergy, but other allergy relief may be available.

Also see www.stluciesinus.com and www.michaelwein.com


Michael Wein, M.D.

 Serving the Port Saint Lucie, Hobe Sound, Stuart, and Palm City area

 









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