Food Allergy & Intolerance Test

Food Allergy

Immediate reaction after contact with allergen.

A pile of seafoodWhat are the symptoms of food allergy?

  • Swelling of the throat
  • Hives
  • Bloating sensation
  • Stomach or abdominal pain
  • Asthma
  • Abrupt diarrhoea

What tests are there for food allergies?

A skin prick test and blood test for IgE antibodies to specific foods is used to test for food allergies.

Food Intolerance

Reaction may occur up to several hours or days after contact with allergen.

What are the symptoms of food intolerance?

  • Chronic fatigue
  • Arthritis
  • Hives
  • Eczema
  • Headaches
  • Water retention
  • Chronic cough

What tests are there for food tolerance?

A blood test for IgG antibodies to specific foods is used to test for food tolerance. An added advantage is that the blood sample can be tested for more than 90 different foods.

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