Published March 2024

As the flowers and trees awaken, and the sun peeks through the clouds, the joys of spring fill the air. However, for many, this time of year brings unwelcome allergy symptoms such as sneezing and itchy eyes. If you find yourself reaching for tissues more often than usual, it might be the perfect time to consider allergy testing.

In spring, pollen from trees, grasses, weeds, and flowers becomes airborne, triggering allergic reactions in susceptible individuals. Common symptoms include sneezing, nasal congestion, itchy or watery eyes, and shortness of breath.

Why Consider Allergy Testing?

Knowing your triggers empowers you to take targeted measures to manage or avoid them. Allergy testing can identify the specific substances that trigger your symptoms. Armed with knowledge about your allergies, your private GP can help you create a tailored treatment plan. This could involve medication, home remedies, allergen immunotherapy, or simple lifestyle adjustments. By addressing the root cause, you can enjoy the beauty of spring without the burden of constant symptoms.

Allergy Testing at Concierge Medical

At Concierge Medical, our members have access to allergy tests at very competitive prices, with results often returned within 1 to 2 days. Prices range from around £30 for a single allergen, such as Silver Birch, one of the biggest culprits for tree pollen allergies in the UK, to around £130 for a broader set of tests. For a comprehensive profile of both food and inhalant allergens, the cost is around £550.

Say goodbye to sneezing fits and embrace the beauty of spring with confidence. If you’re already a member of Concierge Medical and interested in pinpointing your allergies, just call our team or contact your doctor directly. If you aren’t yet a member and want to know more, please give us a call at 01451 600900 or email

About Concierge Medical

Founded in 2013, Concierge Medical Practice has progressed to become a national award-winning private General Practice, providing the best healthcare to individual clients and businesses throughout Cotswolds, Gloucestershire, Warwickshire, Worcestershire, and Oxfordshire.

Our members have a named private doctor, providing on-going continuity of care, and can access medical care at a time that is convenient for them. Our private doctors always have time for our members.

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