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12 years. Skin allergy. Diagnosed atopic dermatitis. Where is skin allergy test done?

Hello Doctor! Good Morning!! My son who is of 12 yrs old suffering from Skin allergy since 4 yrs.. Doctor said It is atopic dermatitis .. and some of them said.. it is simple allergy and asked us to go for an allergy test... Please help us where exactly this skin allergy test is done in Hyderabad.... Thanks and regards Saritha Reddy K
Asked On : Thu, 29 Nov 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
Hi Saritha Reddy,
So your child problem looking like some chronic skin problem which may be atopic or chronic allergic problem, and try to find out any predisposing underlying risk factors by making a dairy of food and activity and seasonal changes and inform to your dermatologist. Allergy test consist of battery of allergens testing depends on local conditions. Conslut dermatologist and depending on that go for furthur evaluation on you doctor advice
Take care
Answered: Thu, 29 Nov 2012
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Pediatrician Dr. Rajiv K Khandelwal's  Response
Hi Saritha,

Thank you for your query.

Skin allergy test is usually done by a dermatologist. You can contact your doctor who will guide you to a dermatologist who shall do the needful. You can even contact leading hospitals in Hyderabad who will perform the allergy test on your son.

I hope I have answered your query to your satisfaction.


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