Patch Testing

Patch testing is used to determine if you have a contact allergy.  Patches (like stickers), are applied to your back, and then you return to clinic after 72 hours to see if you are allergic to any of the allergens applied to your back.  See links below for complete information.

Information sheet:  What is patch testing?
and  Patch t
esting instructions

***Please remember that when doing patch testing, you must refrain from showering, and participating in strenuous activities that may cause you to sweat excessively, until you return to clinic to see the doctor.  Please plan accordingly. 


Contact allergen database

Allergeaze allergen database

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