Why Test for Allergies?
Suffering from itchy, watery eyes or constant drainage? Do you frequently get headaches when stepping outdoors or visiting family who have animals? You may be among more than 50 million people in the United States who are affected by allergies. What if you didn’t have to suffer anymore?
The first step to ending your allergy agony is undergoing allergy testing. You need to know which allergens are the source of your symptoms so that the right treatment can be administered.
Allergy Testing: Common Allergens Discovered & Treated
Skin tests are the most common form of allergy testing but blood tests can also be performed. Your doctor will determine the best method for you and results will be used to determine the ideal course of treatment.
Below are some common allergens that may be revealed during allergy testing:
- Dust Mites
- Insect Stings
- Pet Dander
- Prescription Drugs
- Mold Spores
- Plants & Flowers