Please follow these directions when getting ready for this test. Check with your/your child’s doctor before you stop the medicine. If the medicine is not stopped before the test we will not be able to complete the test.
Your skin should be clear for 2 weeks before the test if possible.
Avoid exposing your back to the sun for 1 week before the testing.
Stop these medicines for 1 week before your appointment:
topical steroids to the back
Stop these medicines for 3-5 days before the test:
Do not apply any ointments, creams or lotions to the back 4 hours before the appointment.
Continue to take all your other medicine as you usually do.