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How do docs test children for indoor & outdoor allergies?

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
59 years experience in Family Medicine
Allergy tests: There are several types of testing. Some involve certain types of blood tests. Another method is to do a series of skin tests done by pricking the skin and applying different allergens. Other tests are provocative tests that can involve challanging the patient with allergic materials. Testing should be done by doctors specializing in allergy to obtain the best results.
Answered on Nov 25, 2013

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