With an abundance of over-the-counter allergy medicines available, many people attempt to simply medicate their allergies away. However, while antihistamines may relieve some of your allergy symptoms, fully addressing the situation requires understanding the source of your problem. Allergy testing is an important component of this diagnosis.
Prior to any testing, your doctor is likely to question you about your symptoms and your family history of allergies. These questions will give them a good framework and may include: