Allergy Testing Services Offered at our Chicago, IL location.
What is the meaning of allergy testing?
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Are there different kind’s tests for allergy?
Test for skin pricks
The tests can detect the presence of allergies to dust mites, pets’ dander pollen and certain kinds of food.
Tests for intradermal integrity
In an intradermal test the medical team injects a tiny amount of an allergen below the surface of your skin. If you are allergic to the chemical, then your skin will be red or inflamed after around 15 minutes.
More uncommon than skin prick tests, intradermal testing is ideal for detecting penicillin or allergy to venom.
There are many indicators to tell you need an allergy test This includes:
· Watery eyes, red eyes
· Tissues swelling the tongue or throat.
· Skin eruption
· Nasal runny
Anaphylaxis is an extreme allergic symptom that could be life-threatening if there is not the use of emergency epinephrine. The reaction can cause throat swelling and breathlessness and can even cause unconsciousness.
What kinds of allergies need to be tested?
An extensive test is required in identifying the signs of any allergic reaction. You can be allergic to virtually every substance The most frequent kinds include:
· Seasonal allergies (pollen or mold dust mites, pollen, etc.)
· Foods (nuts, eggs, milk, soybeans, shellfish, etc.)
· Pet dander
· Contact dermatitis (skin rash)
· Treatments (penicillin Anticonvulsants, anticonvulsants, antibiotics)
Testing for allergies helps you stay clear of triggers and formulate an effective treatment plan that will safeguard yourself from reactions that could be harmful.
Contact Healwell Primary Care today or make an appointment online today to learn more about allergy testing.