Your doctor can use either a blood test or a skin test to help pinpoint what’s causing your allergies. Find out how allergy testing works.
Penicillin is an effective antibiotic, but many people believe they’re allergic to it. And many people are mistaken. A simple skin test can tell you whether you’re truly allergic.
Food allergies can cause serious reactions, especially in children. So, it’s important to pinpoint what foods may present a problem to your son or daughter as quickly as possible. Velma Paschall, MD, is a pediatric allergist at Cleveland Clinic Children’s Hospital. She says food allergies typically surface before age 2. “With milk and egg allergy, … Read More
Contributor: Christine Spiroch, PhD, PA-C, Integrative Medicine Specialist In Integrative Medicine consults, we frequently see patients who want to be evaluated for food allergies. Their symptoms often involve the gastrointestinal (digestive) system. However, immune, musculoskeletal and respiratory symptoms are also common. Learn to take a fresh, holistic approach to your health and well-being from Cleveland … Read More