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How are children tested for allergies?

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They are tested the same as everyone else.
They can have skin testing performed by an allergist, or blood work ordered by their primary care provider.

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They are tested the same as everyone else.
They can have skin testing performed by an allergist, or blood work ordered by their primary care provider.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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Dr. Joseph Cohen
Pediatrics

In brief: Many ways

You can have a blood test for allergies but the gold standard is a skin prick test for allergies in the office.

In brief: Many ways

You can have a blood test for allergies but the gold standard is a skin prick test for allergies in the office.
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