Can antihistamines affect the blood test for food allergy?

New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
[ << Previous Thread | Next Thread >> ]

Regular Member

Date Joined Sep 2016
Total Posts : 96
   Posted 4/8/2017 8:30 AM (GMT -7)   
Im getting a blood test done this coming monday to find out what is causing my symptoms. Right now im relying on anti histamines to get through the day. im just wondering as to taking an antihistamine before the blood test could compromise the results? one web site i found did say it will not affect the results but id still like to confirm. can anyone confirm?

Forum Moderator

Date Joined Apr 2004
Total Posts : 23551
   Posted 4/8/2017 10:37 AM (GMT -7)   
Is this for allergy testing? If so, it sounds plausible that it could affect your results. Can you call the doc today to confirm whether you can or not?
Moderator-Allergies/Asthma, Alzheimer's, IBS, Co-moderator-UC
Diagnosed Left sided UC '92 - meds: Apriso, Remicade) Unable to tolerate MOST mesalamines* Currently in Remission, IBS, Diverticuliar Disease, Fibro, Sacroiilitis, Raynauds, OA, PA, Rosacea, Psoriasis, Dry eye syndrome (which caused a blockage -had the DCR surgery 2015 success!), allergies-Zyrtec
New Topic Post Reply Printable Version
Forum Information
Currently it is Sunday, February 25, 2018 10:37 AM (GMT -7)
There are a total of 2,933,163 posts in 321,829 threads.
View Active Threads

Who's Online
This forum has 160493 registered members. Please welcome our newest member, Icahttakethis.
338 Guest(s), 8 Registered Member(s) are currently online.  Details
07kr5, MoviPrep hater, hammer8, astroman, kloz31, Acheybody, loonsong, OriolCarol