Blood Allergy Tests
Can an allergy profile help shape your life?
You do not have to wait for allergy season to do something about allergies. Talk to your doctor about getting a specific IgE blood test. The results could help you develop a plan to help manage you allergic and non-allergic symptoms. This may keep your allergies where they belong – in check.
What are the benefits of having a blood test?
- Unlike traditional skin-prick testing, a blood test can be performed irrespective of age, skin condition, medication, symptom and pregnancy.
- A blood test requires only one blood sample
- The test results will help you and your healthcare provider customize a treatment approach that’s right for you
- Knowing your allergic triggers can help you take control and reduce your symptoms
- Normal or negative results can help your healthcare provider rule out allergies in order to consider other possible triggers
Can a simple blood test help uncover the specific combination of allergens that affect you?
Yes! A blood test will help your doctor determine if you or your child is allergic, what you are allergic to and may even rule out allergy. Knowing what’s causing your child’s symptoms is important since treatment differs for different conditions. The right diagnosis and early treatment of allergies can also help prevent potentially serious complications of allergies from developing, such as ear infections, sinusitis and asthma. Allergies are life changing, and they are not easy to deal with. This is why accurate and safe allergy testing is so important. If you suspect allergies as the cause of your or your child’s symptoms it is important to see your doctor to have an allergy test – to find relief that’s just right for you.
An allergy blood test is simple and easy.
Test results can help physicians develop a focused, comprehensive allergy management plan for patients.
- Patients do not need to stop taking their allergy medications.
- Ordered and reviewed in your doctor’s office.
- Requires only a single blood sample.
- Carries no risk of severe allergic reaction.
- Can be used for children as young as three months of age.