Pollen allergen

Grey alder

Gray alder pollen contains the allergen gray alder, which can cause allergic reactions, and individuals who are sensitive to it can avoid areas with high pollen levels.

About the allergen in grey alder

The allergen grey alder is a type of protein found in pollen from grey alder trees. These proteins can cause allergic reactions in people who are sensitive to them.

Allergic reactions to grey alder pollen can include symptoms such as sneezing, runny nose, itching, and red eyes. In more severe cases, it can lead to breathing difficulties and asthma.

For people who are allergic to grey alder pollen, it may be helpful to avoid areas with high levels of pollen during pollen season, use allergy medication recommended by a doctor or allergist, or undergo allergy vaccination (hyposensitization) to reduce the body's sensitivity to the allergen.

How can I find out if I am allergic to grey alder?

A blood test can be used to investigate an allergy to grey alder pollen by measuring the levels of specific antibodies in the blood that are associated with allergic reactions to grey alder pollen. The test is called a specific IgE test.

The results of the test will show whether you have an allergic reaction to grey alder or not. If the levels of specific IgE antibodies are high, it may indicate that you are allergic to grey alder pollen.

It is important to note that the result of an IgE test does not always correlate completely with symptoms of allergy, and that the test is only part of the investigation process.

If you take a test for allergy to grey alder and it turns out that your IgE antibodies are elevated, you can show your result to a doctor or allergist who can assist you with a complete assessment and any necessary treatment.

Tests containing the allergen Grey alder

Allergy tests
Pollen allergy test

Allergy test Alder

  • The test may indicate an allergy to alder pollen.
  • Measures the level of IgE antibodies in the blood.
  • Can give answers if allergy symptoms are due to alder pollen.

195 kr

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Pollen allergy test

Pollen check

10 Biomarkers
Blood sample
How does the blood test take place?
Sampling for this test is done via a venous blood sample. The sample is usually taken from a vein in the crook of the elbow and is performed by trained healthcare professionals. How much blood you are allowed to give depends on the number of health markers to be analyzed. The sampling usually takes a few minutes.
  • Large pollen allergy test that analyzes the most common allergens.
  • Analyzes and measures the level of IgE antibodies.
  • Gives insight into which allergen(s) may causes allergic reaction.

439 kr

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