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A 44-year-old member asked:

I've been "back scratch" tested for allergies. can the doctors do a allergy tests for specific types?

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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarberaanswered
Pediatrics 29 years experience
See below: The scratch test does test for specific allergies. Blood work can also be requested for allergies. However, most allergist believe the skin testing is more accurate.
Last updated Jul 20, 2012


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