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What kinds of things do allergists test for?

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Dr. Jeffrey Rumbyrt
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Many things!

Allergists generally test for food, environmental (pollens, animal danders, insects, mold), and certain medication allergies (penicillin and certain types of chemotherapy agents).
They can also test for "contact" allergens like metals or other topical allergies.

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In brief: Many things!

Allergists generally test for food, environmental (pollens, animal danders, insects, mold), and certain medication allergies (penicillin and certain types of chemotherapy agents).
They can also test for "contact" allergens like metals or other topical allergies. Ask a doctor now ›
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