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What are the tests for allergies called?
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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
In brief: Different tests
Testing for allergies include a full history and physical, blood test and can include skin tests.
There are a variety of allergies that need to be clarified, medication allergies, environmental allergies, which can include pollen, dander, food etc. Not all allergies can be skin testing for, and some have blood tests to identify the allergens. The guidance of an allergist to help clarify the dx.

In brief: Different tests
Testing for allergies include a full history and physical, blood test and can include skin tests.
There are a variety of allergies that need to be clarified, medication allergies, environmental allergies, which can include pollen, dander, food etc. Not all allergies can be skin testing for, and some have blood tests to identify the allergens. The guidance of an allergist to help clarify the dx.
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