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suffering from allergies. when should i be tested?

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Dr. Jack Mutnick
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Now: Why suffer?!? See an allergist for skin prick testing, find out what you are allergic to, and then seek the correct treatment.
Answered on Nov 26, 2013
Dr. Charlene Sojico
41 years experience Pediatrics
Get tested: If you suffer from any form of allergies, allergy testing can help determine your triggers.Once you know them, avoidance of these triggers is now possible.Allergy testing is best performed with skin testing but can also be performed with blood tests.Allergy shots, the only potential cure for allergic rhinitis & asthma, can only be given once your specific allergies r determined.Why suffer, have a life.
Answered on Mar 18, 2012

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