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Allergy, Individual Marker, PISTACHIO

Overview Brief

The Allergy, Individual Marker, Pistachio test helps in identifying if the allergy caused is due to the consumption of pistachios.

What is Allergy, Individual Marker, Pistachio?

When a person consumes pistachios, it may not agree with them. They develop certain rashes or swelling. IgE or Allergy, Individual Marker, Pistachio markers can detect if the person has pistachio allergy.

Why is Allergy, Individual Marker, Pistachio suggested?

When a person gets an allergy, the doctor suggests an Allergy, Individual Marker, Pistachio test. It maybe suggested in the following cases:

  • Hay fever.
  • Allergic asthma.

How is Allergy, Individual Marker, Pistachio performed?

The Allergy, Individual Marker, Pistachio tests, is done by taking the blood sample or a skin prick test. Usually, the skin of the inner forearm is taken when the doctor wants to test for any allergy.

What are the parameters measured in Allergy, Individual Marker, Pistachio?

The parameters measured in Allergy, Individual Marker, Pistachio test are severity, symptom length, family history and medication and IgE mediated results.

 

Preparation before performing Allergy, Individual Marker, Pistachio

Before an Allergy, Individual Marker, Pistachio test, the doctor may:

  • Explain the different types of tests and then recommend a skin test.
  • He may ask questions about any medical history or any previous allergies.
  • He may also check for the cause of the signs and symptoms after physical examination.

Post-care after Allergy, Individual Marker, Pistachio

After Allergy, Individual Marker, Pistachio test, the doctor will check the results. If positive, the person will have to completely avoid pistachios or the allergy may return.

Sample Types in Allergy, Individual Marker, Pistachio

There are two sample types in Allergy, Individual Marker, Pistachio test, they are:

  • Skin testing (prick/ puncture and intradermal)
  • RAST (radioallergosorbent test)

Side Effects/Risks of Allergy, Individual Marker, Pistachio

After the Allergy, Individual Marker, Pistachio, test the skin may be a little itchy and red. There may be swelling at times. The other side effects may be:

  • Itching and tingling mouth.
  • Itchy runny nose.
  • Dermatitis, etc

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