Peanut Allergy Test (MHD1412)
This test is for peanut allergens. This test will determine if you are allergic to peanuts.
Anyone who thinks they may be allergic to peanuts. Although nut allergies frequently develop in childhood, they can develop at any age. For many people, allergic reactions to nuts are very serious. Symptoms of a peanut allergy can include:
- Difficulty swallowing
- Itching of the mouth, throat, eyes, skin or any other area
- Nasal congestion or a runny nose
- Abdominal pain
- Shortness of breath
- Anaphylaxis, a potentially life-threatening reaction that impairs breathing and can send the body into shock
If this test confirms you are allergic to peanuts, you may want to follow up with your primary care provider or an allergy specialist.
There is no preparation for this test.
For more information on this test, go to labtestsonline.org.