Discover your allergic triggers with allergy skin testing in Santa Clarita CA
Most people are able to make educated guesses about their allergens with some degree of accuracy. But sometimes the fact that multiple allergens may be present when you experience symptoms can cloud the waters, and experimenting on your own could be risky. If you want to know for certain which substances you must avoid in order to prevent an allergic reaction, come to Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology Medical Group for allergy skin testing in Santa Clarita CA.
Signs You Should Get Allergy Skin Testing in Santa Clarita CA
The following symptoms are often linked to an immune response to an allergen. If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, allergy skin testing in Santa Clarita CA can help you identify your allergic trigger so that you can get treatment:
- Itchy or watery eyes
- Nasal congestion
- Runny nose
- Coughing or wheezing
- Itchy, red, or swollen areas on skin
- Consistent vomiting or distress after eating a certain food
- Swelling of the face or throat causing trouble breathing or swallowing
Individuals with one kind of allergy often have more–especially if the individual is a child. Don’t leave the discovery of your allergy triggers up to chance and risk a potentially serious reaction. Instead, be proactive and get allergy skin testing in Santa Clarita CA now.
Is Allergy Skin Testing Safe?
If you have severe allergy symptoms, you might be hesitant about deliberately exposing yourself to an allergen. The truth is, you don’t need to worry because allergy skin testing in Santa Clarita CA is a quick and easy process no more painful or irritating than getting a mosquito bite. Allergy skin testing involves exposing you to a small drop of an allergen-containing solution and then monitoring for a reaction within 15 to 20 minutes. If you are allergic to the substance being tested, a small white bump surrounded by itchy red skin will appear. This bump should fade after 30 minutes.
You can rest assured that any allergy skin testing in Santa Clarita CA performed in our office is safe because we use only FDA-approved allergen solutions and American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology-approved testing methods.
Why Choose Us
It is very important to have your allergy skin testing in Santa Clarita CA administered by a trained professional who will not only ensure your safety throughout the process, but also be able to guide you to effective treatment options for any allergies that are identified. You know you can rely on the professionals in our office because we have been providing top-level care for patients of all ages since 1978.
Call Now to Schedule Your Allergy Testing
If you are ready to unlock the secrets of your allergies, please call 805-658-9500 now to schedule allergy testing at one of our 4 locations.