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allergist (s), allergists (pl) (nouns)
A physician, or physicians, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies: "Allergists deal with medical conditions in which people become sick or the skin is covered with red and itching marks from reactions to something that is eaten, breathed, or touched."

"Allergists are concerned with the diagnoses and treatments of patients who have an abnormally high sensitivity to certain substances; such as, pollens, foods, or microorganisms. Common indications of an allergy may include excessive sneezing, abnormal itching, and extreme skin rashes."

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allergist (s) (noun), allergists (pl)
A medical practitioner who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of reactions to certain substances or materials that are hypersensitive to people and cause illnesses: The allergist conducts medical tests to diagnose which agents cause the patient to be have a rash or other illness.

When the allegist identifies the agent or agents that cause the ailment, he or she will recommend ways to avoid further exposure or put the patient on a regimen of medication to control the negative reactions to his or her health.

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