allergy testing(redirected from Skin allergy testing)
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allergy testingSee Patch testing, RAST, Skin testing.
allergy testingchallenge by potentially allergenic substances (applied in varying dilutions to the skin of the back or the forearm) to determine specific hypersensitivity
Patient discussion about allergy testing
Q. What happens when you get an allergy test? My doctor told me that I should have an allergy test done. I have had a friend have an allergy test done and she had a bunch of bumps on her arm. My doctor said it was just a simple blood test. Has the test changed? What should I expect? Is it painful?
Q. How do I diagnose an allergy? I think I’m allergic to something. I’ve been having running nose, sneezing, and even problems breathing every once in a while. How can I find the cause?