Frequently Asked Questions
AllerAlt Allergy Testing FAQ
In terms of the AllerAlt All Inclusive allergy testing; younger children will be tested for fewer antigens than older children or adults, The test is safe for all ages.
Inform your your doctor prior to the test date if there is a chance that you may be pregnant so that he or she can test for pregnancy before the skin test. If you are pregnant, you will be given a blood test instead of the skin test.
Do not take any antihistamines (Allergy Medications, Cold syrup, etc) for three days before testing. If this is not possible, discuss the options with your doctor such that you can take the allergy test as scheduled.
Refrain from exercise for two hours immediately prior to your test and plan to avoid exercise or strenuous activity for two hours afterward.
Tell your provider if you are experiencing any signs of a severe allergic reaction on the day of testing (e.g. hives or difficulty breathing).