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delayed allergic reaction to allergy testing

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
72 hrs: Although some allergists consider Zyrtec to have a 7-day effect, a few studies have shown that a 72-hour wait is sufficient for skin testing purpose. ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Allergy testing: Only physicians trained in the specialty of allergy, asthma ; immunology are trained in a monitored situation during residency to perform skin testing ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Oswari
23 years experience in Family Medicine
The most common: It is impossible to detect.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Manav Singla
22 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Usually not: Depends on the age. In infants and toddlers, food allergies can often play a role, so testing can be helpful. In older kids and adults, it does not ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
29 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Exposure required: Previous exposure to the allergen or at least a very similar allergen is required to have a reaction to subsequent exposures. This is because your im ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Varies: Dust is a collection of debris including many things; dirt,fume particulate, and depending on the area,the bodies of dead dust mites. Homes have a hig ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
34 years experience in Pediatrics
Takes a long time...: ...For elimination diets to suppress allergic response - years at least, if ever.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
29 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Insurance?: Insurance may dramatically effect your out of pocket cost for allergy testing & treatment. With insurance the out of pocket cost can be close to $0. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Can't Answer: This is not an answer that can be provided on a format as this. It would be best to contact a local allergist and ask them.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Oh
Dr. Joseph Oh answered
14 years experience in Pediatrics
Two kinds: Of allergy testing - blood test for antibody levels and skin prick test (a small amount of the substance placed on a sharp tip that is pressed against ... Read More
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