What Affects the Test
Reasons you may not be able to have a skin test or why the results may not be helpful include:
- Exercise that causes excessive sweating.
- Getting a skin patch wet.
- Taking medicines such as Reference antihistamines Opens New Window or tricyclic antidepressants.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference June 30, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Rohit K Katial, MD - Allergy and Immunology