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Allergy and Intolerance Testing

Allergy and Intolerance Testing

Allergies and food intolerances affect millions of people a year. Many allergic patients do not take their allergy or intolerances seriously and are suffering from subsequent complications.

Allergy and intolerance testing through Crest Pharmacy can significantly help you understand your body’s reactions to allergens and food, and identify specific substances that may be causing symptoms such as:

  • – abdominal pain,
  • – bloating,
  • – diarrhea,
  • – rash,
  • – hives,
  • – eczema,
  • – nasal congestion.

Once the specific substance has been identified, you will be able to manage it more effectively, or avoid it altogether. This will lead to an improved quality of life and reduce the risk of complications.

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About The Test

Our in-clinic test is the UK’s most comprehensive allergy panel with 295 allergens tested.

Allergies affect around one in four of the general population. Many allergic patients do not take their allergy seriously and are suffering from subsequent complications, e.g. hay fever, allergic asthma or are subject to unnecessary dietary restrictions.

This test allows you to fully understand all your allergies to help you to reduce the impact of allergies on your life.

This test can check for close to 300 relevant allergen sources (except drug allergens, such as penicillin). We have the most comprehensive panel in the UK which also tests for molecular allergens, which allows for a comprehensive understanding of allergic cross-reactions and a risk assessment of food allergies (to allow for tailormade dietary recommendations). Likewise, allergen-specific immunotherapy can be directed against the main trigger (available for pollen, house dust mites and insect venoms) of symptoms.

An allergy is not the same as a less serious food intolerance which is difficulty digesting certain foods and having an unpleasant physical reaction to them. Please see our food intolerance test if you are concerned that you may be intolerant to a certain food types (coming soon).

Whether pollen, mites, furry animals, insect venoms, moulds and yeasts, nuts, food or latex this test will allow you and your family to fully explore and understand all your allergies.

Please note that currently these tests run with a 3 to 5 day turnaround.

Get in touch with Crest Pharmacy today to find out more about our allergy and intolerance testing, today!