Skin tests for allergies are the quickest, easiest and most affordable method, and they are more reliable than blood tests. Blood tests are ideal for patients with sensitive skin who can’t tolerate skin tests.
Skin tests involve placing a small amount of a potential allergen on or beneath the skin to see if a reaction develops.
Here’s what to expect when you arrive at SFENTA for your skin allergy test:
Blood allergy tests look for specific antibodies that are in your blood. To complete this test, we will simply draw a small amount of your blood and send it to the lab to look for allergy-related antibodies.
The most common blood allergy test is enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay, which measures the level of immunoglobulin E in your blood stream. Higher levels of this antibody are often present in people with allergies or asthma.
If you're experiencing ear, nose and throat symptoms, contact SFENTA today. Our board-certified ENTs will help you determine the underlying cause of your problems and deliver the effective, rapid treatment you need.
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