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Skin Allergy Testing

Skin testing, or scratch testing, is used to test for pollen, animal, or mold allergies. It is as close to painless as possible.

 Skin allergy testing device
Scratch testing is done with a little piece of white plastic like the one shown here.

 Skin allergy testing

The plastic device is used to lightly scratch the top level of skin. This scratching does not bleed or leave a visible mark.


 Small hive resulting from skin allergy testing
If the test is positive, a small hive the size of a mosquito bite, like the one shown above, develops. This small mark will last at least an hour.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Last Update
September 9, 2011
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Last Update
September 9, 2011
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