Allergy Test- A Best Way to Diagnose Nature of Allergy

Different Types of Allergy Test

Initially, it was really difficult to diagnose the allergies and their nature because the signs and symptoms of common cold or flu and allergies resemble and not only a sufferer but the physician find difficulties to make exact diagnose. Due to the unavailability of any specific test or formula for the diagnosis of allergies the sufferers have to face complications because they start their allergy treatments very late because firstly doctor gave them simple medication to control common cold. Now this problem has solved with the development of the allergy test and there are different types of this test and this test has been proved very beneficial to control allergies.

The test of allergy include the different types of test such as skin test, blood test, intradermal test and test of skin patch  and all of these tests are helpful to decide whether a patient is suffering from allergy or not and what will the best treatment for the treatment of allergy. It is also important to note that a single test is only for the single person, not a same person can take all tests of allergies and you cannot decide about the appropriate test for you therefore go to your doctor and recommend a test of allergy for you to diagnose allergy.

The allergy test will be selected by the health care provider and usually a single test will be enough to know that either you have allergy or not but sometimes when your medical conditions is very worse and other medical conditions also affect the test then more than one tests are recommended for a patient. There are no side effects of these tests and you can take it without any health danger and all of these tests are equally effectual to diagnose the nature and existence of the allergy.

The Best Test for Allergy Diagnosis

Although all types of allergy test are beneficial to reveal the nature of allergy but according to the researches on tests of allergies it has been discovered that the skin test is more effectual as compared to blood and intradermal test. The skin test is best to out the allergic substance that can cause allergic reactions due to the allergens in the body of the patient therefore physician mostly recommend this test for the diagnose of allergy. The skin test is relatively cheap as compares to other tests of allergies and moreover its results are very rapid and safe and no danger of side effects and you will know about your allergy within half an hour.

The diverse types of allergy test have different method of testing but their results will be same if you have allergy then you can also know about the allergen that can cause allergy in your body through this test. It is also important to know that the use of anti-depressants and alcoholic drinks can badly affects the results of your tests therefore stop the use of all types of drugs and medications and alcohol before one week of test.

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What are Peanut Allergy Symptoms?

Mild Peanut Allergy Symptoms

According to the researchers the changing weathers are not only responsible to cause allergies because there are many other factors that can cause allergies such as food products and mites, they seasonal allergies can occur only in spring season but other allergies are not associated with the seasons and you can experience these allergies anytime. The food allergies have different types and nut allergy is included in its types, in this article we will discuss about the peanut allergy and how can we fight against this allergy. The peanut allergy symptoms are different are different for children and adults but they are curable and with proper treatment and medications the sufferers of peanut allergies can easily control this type of allergy.

The peanut allergy is caused due to the oversensitivity of our immune system towards peanut and all types of food products which have peanut, when we eat peanut or other food products containing peanut we have to face reactions caused by immune system and due to this situation we can experience stomach and belly pain, hives and rashes and swelling of throat and mouth. It is important to note that every lover of peanut will not experience this reaction of immune system but only a small ratio will have this allergy and the scientists are not sure about the real cause of peanut allergy.

When we eat peanut or other peanut products then our immune system will release different types of chemicals and histamine is very significant chemical among these chemicals and all of these chemicals will directly harm your all body system because they enter into blood. The peanut allergy symptoms may be mild, moderate and lethal but their intensity depends upon the medical condition, age and weight of the sufferers.

Mild to Moderate Symptoms of Peanut Allergy

The peanut allergy symptoms that are mild include runny nose and blocked nose, itchy skin or skin irritation and there will be redness on your tongue due to this you will not be able to eat anything.  As these symptoms are very minor and you can experience them in the early stage of peanut allergy and can be easily controlled with proper medication but if you do not take care of these symptoms then your allergy will become worse and you can experience moderate symptoms of peanut allergy such as vomiting, diarrhoea and chronic coughing and severe wheezing.

According to the allergy experts, the timing of experience peanut allergy symptoms will be different for different symptoms such as some people can experience these symptoms within few minutes while some people can experience these symptoms within few hours after eating the peanuts.  The lethal symptoms of peanut allergy include the severe problems of breathing and your blood pressure will become dangerously low and many deaths have been recorded due to this low blood pressure problem. Therefore to avoid life threatening situations try to control symptoms of peanut allergy in early stages with proper treatment and medication and home remedies can also be used for this purpose.


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