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During this process, our transfer vehicles will be with you on your way to the hotel, clinic and hospital.


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Get service from doctors who are experts in their fields.

Why Should You Choose Us?

Founded in 2022, CURExplore is a service provider that brings together guests from abroad through medical staff and translators who can speak their own language.

CURExplore, which organizes international patients from all over the world, mostly from Europe to Turkey, is an Istanbul-based health tourism intermediary company that is a member of TURSAB (Association of Turkish Travel Agencies) with the code 14076 and has the Ministry of Health Accreditation.

30-minute free consultation.

After free online consultation, we determine your needs and plan your operation free of charge.

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We will not charge you any additional fees.

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      Frequently Asked Questions About Skin Prick Test

      A skin prick test is a diagnostic method used to determine if the body has an allergic response to certain substances. It's commonly used to diagnose conditions like allergic rhinitis, asthma, food allergies, and eczema. During the test, a small amount of an allergen (such as pollen, house dust, pet dander, or food substances) is placed on the skin, followed by a slight prick to allow the allergen to enter under the skin. If the person is allergic, reactions like redness, itching, or blistering can be observed in the area.

      Skin prick tests are typically recommended for:


      - Individuals suspected of having an allergy to a specific allergen.

      - People with allergy-related conditions like allergic rhinitis, asthma, or eczema.

      - Those with a history of severe allergic reactions such as anaphylaxis.

      - Individuals needing assessment for food allergies.


      If someone is exhibiting allergic reactions like a runny nose, itchy eyes, or skin redness, a skin prick test is advised. This test helps identify the allergens causing these symptoms, assisting in treatment planning.

      The test area, either the inner surface of the arm or the back, is cleaned. Different allergens are then applied to marked areas. A small needle or lancet is used to lightly prick the skin over each drop of allergen. Reactions on the skin are observed for 15-20 minutes. If an allergic reaction (like redness or swelling) is observed, it indicates sensitivity to that allergen.

      Skin prick tests are used in diagnosing respiratory allergies like hay fever and asthma. They can also be beneficial in diagnosing certain food allergies and skin allergies like eczema. Additionally, they are used in cases of allergies to insect stings, such as bee or wasp stings. Skin prick tests are a significant tool in allergy diagnosis; when correctly administered, they greatly aid in determining sensitivities to various allergens. If there's a suspicion of allergies, consulting a healthcare professional and undergoing necessary tests is essential. Allergy diagnosis and treatment should be personalized and always guided by a healthcare professional. Allergies should be taken seriously, and appropriate precautions must be taken. The tests can help you understand the source of your allergies and allow you to develop a lifestyle plan accordingly. Managing allergies can be challenging, but with the right diagnosis and treatment, the quality of life can be significantly improved. For more information, don't forget to consult your doctor.

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