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Allergies are caused by the body’s hypersensitivity to allergens or irritants. causing various symptoms. According to the type of allergy at ufabet

Currently, the environment has changed a lot. There is a lot of toxic fumes and waste generated. causing an increase in allergy patients It was also found that allergies are the third most common chronic disease that causes children Had to miss class as well.

Allergies in children can be prevented by testing for allergies using a skin prick (Skin Test), which is a method that can reveal the substances that cause allergies. and has high efficiency

Skin allergy test is

Poking allergens into the skin Arm area or upper back To find the cause of the allergy

What can tested?

  • Allergies to airborne substances such as dust, cockroaches, mold, pollen, dog hair, cat hair.
  • Food allergies
  • Allergies to food ingredients such as MSG and other food ingredients. 

Who can test it?

  • Infants from 6 months to adults with allergic reactions

How to test?

  • The doctor will use a specialized sterile material dipped in an allergy testing solution. Then poke the skin on the forearm. or upper back To see if you are allergic to a substance, if an allergic reaction occurs, there will be red bumps and itching.

Waiting period for results

  • Wait 15 minutes to observe the reaction and read the results.

Are there any side effects?

  • During the test, there will be a slight itching sensation in some bumps. But there were no reports of severe allergic reactions.

Benefits of Allergy Testing by poking the skin

  • To find out whether the disease the patient has is caused by an allergy or not.
  • It makes you aware of what types of allergens you are allergic to and to what extent.
  • Make it possible to avoid or eliminate allergens to which they are allergic

Who is the test suitable for?

  • People with allergies or have a family history of allergies
  • People with a history of asthma since childhood
  • Everyone can be tested, but it is suitable for those aged 6 months and up because the test results will be more accurate.