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How do I know which allergens cause my allergic asthma?

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Your doctor might recommend allergy tests to figure out what allergens trigger a reaction. Usually, the doctor pricks your skin with a tiny amount of the suspected allergen or give you a shot under your skin. Your doctor then checks your skin for a reaction. If a skin test isn't possible, you might get a blood test instead.

From: What Is Allergic Asthma? WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology: "What to expect at the doctor's office," "How to help your allergies and asthma," "Allergic asthma information," "Is your asthma allergic?" 

American Medical Association, 1998.  Essential Guide to Asthma,

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute: "Asthma: How is Asthma Diagnosed?" "How is asthma treated?"

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on January 30, 2019

SOURCES:

American Academy of Asthma, Allergy, and Immunology: "What to expect at the doctor's office," "How to help your allergies and asthma," "Allergic asthma information," "Is your asthma allergic?" 

American Medical Association, 1998.  Essential Guide to Asthma,

National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute: "Asthma: How is Asthma Diagnosed?" "How is asthma treated?"

Reviewed by Dan Brennan on January 30, 2019

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