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PATCH TESTING! NEGATIVE REACTION!

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@colleenyoung

Oh gosh, @lilli64, this sounds horrible. Generally, patches are only worn for 48 hours (2 days). Here's some info from Mayo Clinic
– Allergy skin tests https://www.mayoclinic.org/tests-procedures/allergy-tests/about/pac-20392895
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"Risks
The most common side effect of skin testing is slightly swollen, red, itchy bumps (wheals). These wheals may be most noticeable during the test. In some people, though, an area of swelling, redness and itching may develop a few hours after the test and remain for a couple of days.

Rarely, allergy skin tests can produce a severe, immediate allergic reaction, so it's important to have skin tests performed at an office where appropriate emergency equipment and medications are available."

Have you been able to see your doctor yet? Has the inflamed area calmed down now?

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when I was finally able to see the allergist she only told me to take another allergra, I had to figure out on my own how to address the area were I was dealing with the blistering. Not realizing I was dealing at the time it was allergic Contact dermatitis & IV hypersensitivity. Thank you for the Mayo information.

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