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What will happen if I have a skin prick test?

A small amount of allergen is put just under the skin to produce a localised reaction. This looks like a wheal (bump) and flare (redness) at the puncture site. The type of allergen used is decided after consultation with medical staff and based on each person’s medical history and symptoms . Roughly between 6-15 allergens […]