Allergy & Asthma

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Allergy & Asthma

Shellfish. Peanuts. Cats. Pollen. Whatever the reason or the season, we’ll develop a personalized roadmap to help. The allergy team at HealthEast can diagnose minor to severe allergies for patients of all ages. And we'll be there to follow up and hold your hand. Or a tissue. Best of all, we have get-in quick appointments available. Call today and treat reactions – even before they happen.

About Allergy & Asthma

An allergist designs treatment for those who suffer from illnesses caused by the foods they eat and the dust mites, mold, pollen and animal dander in the air they breathe. These allergies can cause many symptoms. They include:

  • Chronic stuffiness of the nose and ears
  • Headaches
  • Nasal drainage
  • Hay fever
  • Abdominal pain and diarrhea
  • Hives
  • Eczema
  • Many other illnesses

Allergies and asthma often go hand in hand. Asthma is a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways. It causes symptoms like these, which can make breathing difficult:

  • Wheezing
  • Coughing
  • Chest tightness
  • Shortness of breath

While there is no cure for asthma, by working closely with your allergist, you'll be able to better control your symptoms.

Contact Allergy & Asthma

Call us when you need to make an appointment or get a question answered.

651-326-1044 – answered 24/7
Fax: 651-326-1089

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Clinic hours

Midway Clinic
Mondays and Wednesdays, 8 am to 5 pm

Maplewood Clinic
Tuesdays, 8 am to 5 pm and Thursdays, 7 am to 5 pm

Woodbury Clinic
Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays 7:30 am to 5 pm

Injection hours (by appointment)

Midway Clinic
Mondays and Wednesdays, 7:15 am to 4 pm

Maplewood Clinic
Tuesdays, 8 am to 4:15 pm and Thursdays, 7 am to 4:15 pm

Woodbury Clinic
Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays, 7:30 am to 4 pm

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Allergy & Asthma locations

You can make an appointment with an allergist at these locations.

Maplewood Clinic
3100 Kennard Street
Maplewood, MN 55109
Midway Clinic
1390 University Avenue W.
St. Paul, MN 55104
Woodbury Clinic
1875 Woodwinds Drive
Suites WL-20 & 150
Woodbury, MN 55125

MEET THE ALLERGY & ASTHMA TEAM

William B. Hicks, MD
Allergy

Stephanie J. Fox, MD
Allergy

About your first visit

On your first visit, we will ask you questions about your symptoms to help identify the allergies that bother you. We will perform skin testing to confirm the causes suggested by your history.

One of our nurses will perform the skin test. He or she will describe the test as it is performed, and tell you the results as they appear.

The skin test helps explore the causes of your allergies. It points out the pollen, dust mites, mold, animal dander and foods that bother you today, or may bother you in the future. Patients often ask if the skin test hurts. You will experience some discomfort, but the test it not painful.

After the exam and testing have been completed, we will discuss your treatment. At times, the results of your examination will point to causes that you can avoid. Sometimes you cannot avoid these causes.

If medicines do not give you sufficient relief, we frequently use allergy injections to help you. These injections do not provide immediate relief; their effect gradually increases as you continue to receive them.