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Is there a fast way to find out if you have dust allergy?

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Dr. John Overholt
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Skin testing

Skin testing in an allergists office takes 30-45 minutes.

In brief: Skin testing

Skin testing in an allergists office takes 30-45 minutes.
Dr. John Overholt
Dr. John Overholt
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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Skin testing

Dust allergy can be evaluated in two way: skin testing or blood testing.
Skin testing can be done in an allergist's office and after the test is done one can get the answer in 15 - 20 minutes. Blood testing requires one to get a prescription for the blood work, got to a lab to get the blood drawn, have the blood sent to the lab, have the specimen processed and the test run the have report sent out.

In brief: Skin testing

Dust allergy can be evaluated in two way: skin testing or blood testing.
Skin testing can be done in an allergist's office and after the test is done one can get the answer in 15 - 20 minutes. Blood testing requires one to get a prescription for the blood work, got to a lab to get the blood drawn, have the blood sent to the lab, have the specimen processed and the test run the have report sent out.
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Dr. Andrew Murphy
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