they do the typical grid on my back and prick me with maybe 20 different thing i could be allergic to. i then had to lay there for 15 while a couple of them got very inflamed and itched like crazy. but i got very specific instructions no scratching. the doctor came in after checking out my back and i was dressed and i got the news...... i am VERY allergic to dust mites and grass pollen. (i know so it the rest of america). what i was told to do was get a mattress cover that doesn't let the dust mites in or out. he asked when the last time i got new pillows was. my response over 4 years. i think we both know what we told me to do next. and pillow covers to keep them out of there too. and as for the grass pollen i am to take a nasal spray every day, flonase.
the next piece of news he told me shocked me. good news i am not allergic to cats or dogs!!! woohoo!! but i am allergic to rice and walnuts. i was kind of blown away. i eat sushi all the time and there is rice in that. now walnuts i cant really remember my last walnut encounter but i would think it might be in a salad. he tells me its a low allergy so you have built a tolerance to it. but it you just eat rice and walnuts you might have a big reaction. well there goes my next diet. crap!