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Allergy testing and treatment

Allergy treatment in the UK

If you would like to know about the uses of allergy testing, and the benefits of allergy testing and treatment, the information in these pages will be of interest to you.


An allergy refers to an exaggerated reaction by our immune system in response to bodily contact with a foreign substance. Allergy-producing substances are called "allergens." Examples of allergens include pollen, dust mite, mould, danders and food.


Common allergic conditions include hay fever, asthma, allergic eczema, hives, allergic eyes and allergic rhinitis.


If you need a private allergy specialist or are interested in allergy testing, you can search for a private allergist or immunologist using our Find a consultant database, or you can Find an allergy clinic in the UK.

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