Allergy Testing

Food allergy

Allergy to food
A food allergy is an exaggerated immune response triggered by foods like Pulses, milk, or some other specific food.

Symptoms

Symptoms usually begin within 2 hours after eating. Rarely, the symptoms may begin hours after eating the food. If one develop symptoms shortly after eating a certain food, he may have a food allergy. Important symptoms of a food allergy include hives, a hoarse voice, and wheezing.Other symptoms like abdominal pain, diarrhea, difficulty in swallowing, itching of the mouth, throat, eyes, skin, or any other area, itchy lips, tongue, and throat. Swollen lips sometimes may also occur.

Tests

Blood tests are available to confirm that one have an allergy to food. 

Inhalant Allergens

Allergy affecting the eyes, nose and lungs almost always results from exposure to airborne allergens. Exposure to various airborne allergens like pollen, fungal, House Dust mites can elicit allergic Symptoms

Symptoms

The classic example of inhalant allergy is hay fever when people develop symptoms such as sneezing, nasalcongestion, itchy eyes and asthma because of allergy to pollen

Tests

Blood tests are available to confirm that one have an allergy to inhalant allergens. 

Drug Allergy
Drug allergic reactionis an uncommon and unwanted side effect of medication. Several different types of allergic reactions to medications can occur. Reactions to drugs range from a mild localized rash to serious effects on vital systems. The body's response can affect many organ systems, but the skin is the organ most frequently involved.
Symptoms
Drug allergies may cause many different types of symptoms depending on the drug and the degree of exposure to the drug (how often you have taken it). These are the most common reactions: Unlike most allergic reactions, which occur fairly quickly after exposure to the allergen, allergic reactions to drugs tend to occur days or weeks after the first dose of the drug.
Skin reaction-Hives, redness/flushing, sense of warmth, itching

Tests

Blood tests are available to confirm that one have an allergy to Drugs.