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From worrying about an asthma attack to thinking about what foods you can and can’t eat, it can feel overwhelming. That’s why Adena’s allergy team is here for you. We believe the best diagnostic tool is listening. It’s the only way to truly understand your symptoms, lifestyle, habits and activities. We offer comprehensive testing for allergy, asthma, and frequent infections, but your story always comes first. 

Our goal is to provide expert, compassionate care to improve your quality of life. Our staff know the area and the unique challenges of our local seasonal and perennial allergens. We understand your discomfort and can help you be your healthiest self.

Conditions Treated

Coughing, sneezing, congestion and watery eyes can make basic daily living seem impossible. Our team is here for you with testing, treatment and relief for:

Services and Treatments

Our allergy experts offer: 

  • Allergy shots
  • Allergy testing
  • Antibiotics
  • Asthma inhalers
  • Environmental allergy testing
  • Food allergy testing
  • Medication allergy testing
  • Nose sprays
  • Oral challenge evaluations (food and medication)
  • Patch testing
  • Spirometry
  • Venoms/stinging insects allergy testing

While completely avoiding an allergen is the most effective treatment, it’s not always realistic.  That’s why we offer a variety of therapy options including medications as well as different immunotherapy options to treat the underlying cause of your allergies.

We also offer the option of cluster allergy shots to treat underlying allergies, helping you achieve your maintenance dose over a few weeks (as opposed to a few months) so you can experience relief sooner.

Schedule an Appointment

To schedule an appointment at our main campus, call Adena Allergy today at 740-779-2873. No referrals are needed to see our allergy team.

Preparing for Your Appointment

For your appointment, bring a list of your symptoms and medications you’ve tried, including:

  • Prescriptions
  • Over-the-counter medications
  • Vitamins and herbal supplements

For food allergies - keep a detailed food diary for two weeks before your appointment that records what you’re eating, when you’re eating and what type of reaction you’re having. 

For food, venom or environmental allergy testing - avoid taking prescription or over-the-counter antihistamines for five days before testing to help ensure accurate skin testing results. If you are unable to stop using antihistamines, let us know and we can discuss alternative options at your appointment.

It can be helpful to come prepared with questions for your allergist about symptoms, prevention and treatment options. Bringing another person to help take notes can also help you remember exactly what was discussed.


Our Providers

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Raveendran, Rekha MD

Raveendran, Rekha MD

Allergy and Immunology
Esham, Dana MD

Esham, Dana MD

Allergy and Immunology


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