How At-Home and Doctors’ Allergy Tests Differ

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Doctors producer Justin decided to test at-home food sensitivity tests against one you might receive from your doctor. Gastroenterologist Dr. Jorge Rodriguez shares that Justin came in feeling great, which is not the case for most of his patients, who usually are experiencing abdominal pain. At-home tests look for IGG antibodies in the body, but Dr. Jorge shares a more sophisticated test will look for IGE antibodies. Justin’s IGE test came back with almost 20 foods that he’s allergic to, and its food that he’s eating every day!