Loading...

Superdrug Food Intolerance Test - how it went


So I went in for my lunchtime appointment for my food intolerance test at Superdrug, to try and get to the bottom of the cause of my eczema flare-ups. I am not squeamish, so the prospect of giving a small blood sample didn't faze me at all. However when I've given blood in the past it does usually take a while for them to get it out of me - same problem here!

The nurse did a little finger prick and then used this tiny tube with a small scoop at the end to gather the beads of blood. She had to fill the tube up to a certain point but my blood was not forthcoming! She got a bit out of me (with much squeezing of my finger) and then she gave up on the finger and tried another one! Again it took much coaxing to get any out and in the end the nurse said that that would have to be enough because she felt mean!

I was so distracted by the whole thing that I then wandered out of the shop without paying. I remembered not long after though and ran back - there was no way I was going to have that blood squeezed out of me only to not get the results!

The results will be emailed to me in a few days time. So we'll see...

Read about my results



Superdrug 503766549846809434

Post a Comment

  1. You could be right in that because your body is fighting against the dairy, it's not in balance so it's reacting to the other foods as well. I tried cutting out dairy and wheat for about 2 months...which was so hard! They are everywhere! In the yummy things anyway :P but that didn't seem to make much of a difference so I started eating them again.

    How's your dairy free diet going? Do you have bad eczema?

    ReplyDelete
  2. Thanks for your comment! I haven't really gone full dairy free - just switched what I put on my cereal in the morning, switched cow's yoghurt for goat's and cut down on builders tea. Recently I've gone back to the normal milk though as I didn't really notice a difference - although maybe I should have been more strict (couldn't give up the chocolate!) Plus normal milk is cheaper. Times are tight!

    My eczema is quite bad - it's on most areas of my body now to some extent but seem to have more of a handle on it right now.

    How's yours?

    ReplyDelete

emo-but-icon

Home item

Popular Posts

Topics

allergic reaction (6) allergies (6) almond oil (3) anti-bacterial (5) anti-dandruff shampoo (3) anti-fungal (5) anti-histamine (2) apple cider vinegar (1) aqueous cream (3) Arbonne Baby Care (3) atopic eczema (4) Ayurvedic remedy (2) baking soda (1) Balneum cream (3) bath (1) betnovate ointment (2) bicarbonate of soda (3) bleach bath (1) blow drying (1) body lotion (3) Capasal (1) chamomile flowers bath (1) coconut oil (7) cod liver oil (1) cradle cap (11) dairy allergy (2) daktacort ointment (2) dandruff (5) Dermol cream (3) diet (2) DiproBase ointment (5) Dr Bronners baby mild soap (2) dreadlocks (1) drinking water (1) dry skin (14) dry skin cream (7) Dry skin lotion (5) dry skin oil (3) eczema (24) eczema cream (14) eczema cure (3) eczema prescription (1) eczema treatment (4) emollient (12) exercise (1) exfoliator (1) flaky skin (4) food intolerance test (3) foundation (2) Gaia creams (1) gym (1) hair and body wash (1) hair drying (1) heat (1) histamine (1) hot (1) itch scratch cycle (1) itchy head (3) itchy scalp (4) Jason dandruff relief shampoo (3) jojoba oil (1) La Roche-Posay (2) lactose intolerant (1) leg shaving (1) lip balm (1) Lipikar (1) MAC (1) make up (2) MediMix soap (2) Melvita (1) moisturiser (6) neem (2) Nivea (1) Nizoral shampoo (2) Oilatum shampoo (2) oily fish (1) Pai skincare (1) Rio Rosa Mosqueta oil (4) rosehip oil (4) sea salt (1) seborrhoeic dermatitis (6) sensitive skin (9) sensitive skin product reviews (9) shampoo (5) shea butter (2) shower gel (2) skin hydration (3) soap (2) soap substitute (3) staph (1) steroid cream (1) sun cream (1) sunscreen (1) Superdrug (3) sweaty (1) T Gel shampoo (1) tea tree oil (2) trimovate cream (3) Tullivers health shop (2) Vaseline intensive rescue moisture locking body lotion (6) Vaseline intensive rescue relief and repair balm (2) wheat allergy (1) wool (1)