This test helps to find whether an individual is allergic to Vanilla Planifolia or not. In this test, a solution containing allergen Vanilla Planifolia is applied to the skin. Then the applied area of the skin is pricked with a lancet needle.
Vanilla Planifolia is also known as vanilla fragrans. Vanilla is a climbing plant that grows into trees. It contains several chemicals and compounds that are high in fragrance and flavor. Its fragrance is used in a wide range of products such as soaps, oils, perfumes, toilet water, shampoos, make-ups, sunscreens, powders, sprays, air fresheners, laundry products, and many other skin care products.
It also has many medical usages and can be found in anesthetics, antiseptics, wound dressings, decongestants, creams, ointments, solutions, syrups etc. It is widely used as flavoring agent in mouthwash, toothpaste, ice creams, baked goods, cakes, desserts, etc.
Vanilla Planifolia allergy is a type of allergy in which an individual is allergic to the vanilla and may suffer from symptoms such as the burning along with itching, irritation, swelling, rash, and redness of the skin, etc. Other symptoms like a headache, sleep problems are also noticed in the individuals who are allergic to the vanilla planifolia.
This test is performed to check whether an individual is allergic to vanilla planifolia or not. The doctor may ask you to undergo this test if you are suffering from symptoms such as irritation, swelling, redness, and burning of the skin, etc. Other symptoms may include a persistent headache and sleep disturbances.
No special preparation is needed for Allergy Vanilla Planifolia Fluorescence Assay Skin. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Allergy Vanilla Planifolia Fluorescence Assay Skin. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
The test results may be different depending on gender, age, and health conditions. Inform your doctor if you have any other allergies.
Generally, there is no need for medical interventions if test results are normal.
If the test results are negative it may indicate that there is no wheal and flare type reaction. So, the individual is not allergic to vanilla planifolia.
In case the test results are positive it may indicate that there is a wheal-and-flare type reaction on the skin. A wheal with a diameter of 3mm or more is generally considered as a positive result which means the individual is allergic to vanilla planifolia.
|UNISEX||All age groups||A wheal and flare reaction of atleast 3mm indicates that the patient is allergic to the substance|