Posted by: Lil | 2012-12-06

Allegy Tests

Good day i''d like to know what is the latest technology on allergy testing as i''d like to do a test to see if i am allergic to any metals. i stay in pretoria east.

i also think i have a nickel allergy and i''d like to know if food containing nickel can also cause symptoms. Hope to hear from you soon. thanks

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Dear Lil
You will have to ask a medical doctor such as your gp to refer you to a pathology laboratory for allergy and heavy metal testing. If you are allergic to nickel then you may have to avoid all foods that have been canned and change your cooking utensils to glass or metals that do not contain nickel. Generally speaking nickel only occurs in foods as a contaminant.
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