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What are the tests for allergic reaction to insect bites?

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Dr. Brian Novick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Skin test or blood

When you see an allergist, they will first take a detailed history of your symptoms from the bite.
.And the type of insect involved, if known...Depending on the insect, a series of simple scratch tests can be done, or sometimes a blood testis done first. It depends on your reaction history.

In brief: Skin test or blood

When you see an allergist, they will first take a detailed history of your symptoms from the bite.
.And the type of insect involved, if known...Depending on the insect, a series of simple scratch tests can be done, or sometimes a blood testis done first. It depends on your reaction history.
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