Chhavi Gandhi, MD

Allergy and Immunology

Allergy and Immunology

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Dr. Gandhi is a Board Certified Adult and Pediatric Allergist & Immunologist taking care of diverse medical issues for her patients. She has served in Statewide and National leadership positions and cares for patients in the Chicagoland area.

Education

  • Fellowship: University of California San Diego

  • Chief Medical Resident: University of California San Diego

  • Internal Medicine Residency: University of California San Diego

  • Doctor of Medicine: Rush Medical College, graduated AOA Honors

  • Bachelors of Science: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Board Certifications

  • Allergy and Immunology

Areas of Expertise

  • Asthma

  • Allergic Conjunctivitis

  • Allergic Contact Dermatitis

  • Allergic Rhinitis

  • Angioedema

  • Atopic Dermatitis

  • Breathing Testing

  • Eczema

  • Eye Allergies

  • Food Allergies

  • Hives

  • Medication Allergies

  • Nasal Allergies

  • Skin Testing

  • Swelling

  • Urticaria

  • Vaccines

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Preventing Seasonal Allergy Symptoms

Medically reviewed by Chhavi Gandhi, MD, Susan Kerrigan, MD and Marianne Madsen Allergies can trash an entire season. Some sufferers endure occasional watery eyes or sniffles. For others, it’s debilitating. People with serious symptoms often dread the...

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All About Allergy Eye Drops

Medically reviewed by Chhavi Gandhi, MD, Susan Kerrigan, MD and Marianne Madsen For some of us, spring and summer aren’t the “fun in the sun” seasons. Instead, they are the time of year when we are constantly...

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Allergic Reactions to COVID Vaccines

Medically reviewed by Chhavi Gandhi, MD, Susan Kerrigan, MD and Marianne Madsen The development of a vaccine to prevent COVID-19 is a modern miracle. As SARS-CoV-2 (the virus that causes COVID-19) raged across the planet, leaders championed...

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Seasonal Allergies, the Flu, Or COVID-19?

Medically reviewed by Chhavi Gandhi, MD, Susan Kerrigan, MD and Marianne Madsen The weather is warm and outdoor activities are legion, yet all you want to do is curl up in bed with some hot tea.  If...

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Videos

Anaphylaxis – Causes

Anaphylaxis is most commonly triggered by foods, insects and bee stings, and medications. The most common food triggers include milk, egg, peanuts, tree nuts, shellfish and seafood. Anaphylactic symptoms usually occur within minutes to an...

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Allergic Rhinitis & Conjunctivitis – Treatment

There are several types of treatments for allergic rhinitis and conjunctivitis that can utilize a combination of environmental control measures, medications and immune treatments. A board certified allergist can help identify what you are allergic...

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Anaphylaxis – Treatment

An anaphylactic reaction results from a rapid cascade of inflammation in the body after exposure to an allergic trigger. This can become life-threatening quickly. Epinephrin is a chemical medication available as a prescription injection that...

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Anaphylaxis – Symptoms

Symptoms of anaphylaxis can include a red itchy rash with welts or hives, swelling of the mouth, the tongue, or throat, giant swelling of parts of the body, shortness of breath, coughing, wheezing, throat tightness,...

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Anaphylaxis – Overview

Anaphylaxis is a cascade of severe allergic reactions that can involve the whole body and be life-threatening. It is a medical emergency that is relatively common and requires immediate attention. Anaphylaxis can be localized to...

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Asthma – Treatment

While asthma cannot be cured, it can be managed. The goal of all asthma treatments is to relieve current symptoms, prevent future flares and give you the best quality of life doing the things you...

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