A dust mite allergy test can be a skin test, blood test or both. These detect the presence of specific antibodies. Results from a skin prick test can be ready the same day. Blood tests usually take longer. When you receive them, your healthcare provider will discuss the next steps.
If you think house dust mites are causing your allergy symptoms, you should book an appointment with your healthcare provider. If they diagnose dust mite allergy, they can suggest treatment options and avoidance strategies.
In this article we’ll focus on what a dust mite allergy test is and what to expect at an appointment with your healthcare provider.