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How To Prepare For An Allergy Scratch Test

Jane Lawson

I'm a 20-something on a mission to defining myself, and ending stigma surrounding allergies, autism and out-of-the-box thinkers. In my free time, I write the unconventional web series I've been creating, tend to my garden, and binge-watch stuff on Netflix. I blog at janepedia.com.

I was drafted into an allergy scratch test after answering questions on a hot pink sheet full of questions. The answer which stuck out to everyone the most was how I’d coughed all year long. “You can’t really spend a whole year coughing,” my former doctor told me, “so I’m not even going to address […]