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Allergy Testing – A Beginner’s Guide

Skin tests being carried out on forearm for allergies

Maybe your doctor brought up the idea of allergy testing, or you just want to learn more about what you might face at your upcoming appointment concerning your problems with allergies. Either way, we hope to answer your questions here. Allergy testing can involve either skin tests or blood tests. Your doctor is trying to figure out what is triggering ... Read More »

The Basics of Food Allergy Testing

lab testing

Food allergy testing is a commonly used diagnostic tool. It is regularly needed due to the increasing numbers of people who are either diagnosed with, or believe themselves to have, some sort of reaction to certain foodstuffs. Doctors use various methods of skin testing, as well as blood tests to check for food allergies in both adults and children. Food allergy ... Read More »