What is an allergy?
Change in immunity
What are the symptoms?
Clinically, an allergy manifests itself in the form of inflammatory reactions (e.g., runny nose, urge to sneeze, hay fever, inflammation of the sinuses, itchy watery eyes, inflammation of the respiratory tract, coughing, obstruction of the respiratory tract, diarrhea, cramp-like complaints, itchy reddening of the skin, hives, etc.)
Do you have complaints after eating food?
There are several signs of this:
Diagnosis, but how?
Detailed survey of the complaints
When do allergic reactions occur?
Where do allergic reactions occur?
What are the reactions?
Drops of different test solutions are applied to the flexor side of the forearm and the skin is scratched through these drops with a lancet. A positive result is shown after 15-20 minutes. as an itchy reddening of the skin.
For this purpose, a tube of whole blood is taken, which we send to an allergy ambulatory for a special examination.
Finally, the findings and possible therapy options are discussed.