Category Archives: Disease States

Urticaria

Urticaria form a raised, red, itchy rash frequently called hives or welts. They are very common and there are hundreds of causes of hives. In some patients, the cause of urticaria may not be found. A form of deep tissue swelling called angioedema can accompany urticaria. Treatment includes avoidance and frequently regular medications.
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Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic Fibrosis is a chronic inherited disease that affects the lungs and digestive system of about 30,000 children and adults in the United States. We offer newborn screening counseling, diagnostic work-up of suspected new cases as well as long term management of patients with this inherited chronic disease. We are affiliated with Sutter Memorial Hospital,…
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Drug and Insect Allergy

All medications (prescription, generic, OTC, supplements) may cause forms of intolerances in humans. Similarly, insects such as Hymenoptera, can cause allergic reactions. Symptoms may range from mild to severe to life threatening. Avoiding products or situations known to cause previous reactions is critical, unless instructed by a medical professional. Personal identification tags or jewelry is…
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Sleep

We provide diagnostic services to aid in the evaluation and treatment of respiratory disorders, narcolepsy, circadian rhythm disorders (e.g., delayed sleep phase syndrome) and movement disorders (e.g., periodic limb movement disorders) during sleep for adults and children. We are affiliated with two sleep laboratories of Sutter Community Hospitals (Howe Avenue and Roseville).
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