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Allergy Panel Dust Enzyme Assay Skin


Allergy Panel Dust Enzyme Assay Skin

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What is this test?

Dust allergy skin test is used to test the sensitization of your skin to dust. This test helps in knowing the immune response to the dust. In this test, your skin is slightly pricked and introduced to the dust particles.

What is dust allergy?

Dust allergy is the reaction to the dust in the environment. People with dust allergy will experience symptoms soon after inhaling the dust particles. The symptoms of dust allergy include sneezing continuously, runny or stuffy nose, wheezing, itching, coughing, shortness of breath, tightness in the chest, watery eyes, irritation in the eyes, redness of the eyes, etc. Dust is commonly found in the corners of our house or in the places that are not cleaned very often. People with dust allergy mostly experience the dust allergy symptoms immediately after sweeping or vacuuming or dusting the house. The triggering factors of dust allergy are dust mites, pet hair, fur or feathers, cockroaches, pollen, mold, etc.

Sometimes the allergic reactions can be life-threatening causing narrowing of the airways, making it difficult to breathe. Very less often dust allergy may cause an anaphylactic reaction. Anaphylaxis is a medical condition which leads to facial flushing, itching, shock, sudden fall in blood pressure, constriction of airways, swollen throat, difficulty to breathe, etc.

Why this test is performed?

This test may be recommended to you if you experience symptoms like sneezing continuously, watery eyes, irritation in the eyes, redness of the eyes, runny or stuffy nose, wheezing, itching, coughing, shortness of breath, tightness in the chest, etc. This test may also be recommended to evaluate the effectiveness of the treatment if you are diagnosed already.

Test Preparation

Inform your doctor if you are on any medications, have any allergies or underlying medical conditions before your Allergy Panel Dust Enzyme Assay Skin. Your doctor will give specific instructions depending on your condition on how to prepare for Allergy Panel Dust Enzyme Assay Skin.

No specific preparation is required for this dust allergy skin test.

Understanding your test results

After getting exposed to dust if you develop hives, which are raised bumps at the test location that are at least 3mm in size may indicate that you have the allergy to dust.

If there is no reaction or hives present on the skin after getting exposed to the dust then it may indicate that you are not allergic to dust.

GenderAge groupsValue
UNISEXAll age groupsA wheal and flare reaction of atleast 3mm indicates that the patient is allergic to the substance
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