PREVIOUS QUESTION:

 

NEXT QUESTION:

 

What question will be asked during child's allergy test?

ANSWER

When an allergist sees your child, they willl:

They'll also ask about your family history. If both parents have allergies, a child has a 75% chance of having them. If one parent has allergies, a kid has a 50% chance of having them.

  • Ask about your kid's symptoms and when he has them
  • Do a physical exam, looking for signs of allergies

SOURCES:

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Allergy Testing for Children."

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: "Allergy Testing," "Allergy Testing in Children and Infants."

Reviewed by Amita Shroff on October 31, 2018

SOURCES:

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Allergy Testing for Children."

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: "Allergy Testing," "Allergy Testing in Children and Infants."

Reviewed by Amita Shroff on October 31, 2018

NEXT QUESTION:

How does a child'sallergy test work?

WAS THIS ANSWER HELPFUL

THIS TOOL DOES NOT PROVIDE MEDICAL ADVICE. It is intended for general informational purposes only and does not address individual circumstances. It is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment and should not be relied on to make decisions about your health. Never ignore professional medical advice in seeking treatment because of something you have read on the WebMD Site. If you think you may have a medical emergency, immediately call your doctor or dial 911.

    This tool does not provide medical advice. See additional information.

    Other Answers On: