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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean McGhee
22 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: It's not impossible for food allergies to cause nasal inflammation, but it is unusual. It's much more likely to happen in children. If you're talking ... Read More
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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes but not common: A food allergy can cause nasal congestion and runny nose just like an inhalant allergy, but these are not the most frequent symptoms of food allergies ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No : Food allergy reactions do not cause sinusitis. This is a myth that is perpetuated.

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhukar Punja
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
No: Food allergies do not cause colds. Food allergy symptoms commonly are confined to the GI tract (abdominal cramps, vomiting, diarrhea, bloating), skin ... Read More
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Dr. Francine Yep
30 years experience Family Medicine
Nope: Food allergies can cause a lot of challenges but we can't blame colds on them too. Germs - usually viruses - cause the common cold. Some folks find th ... Read More
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: But they can trigger allergic rhinitis that shares symptoms of the common cold - nasal congestion, post nasal drip and runny nose.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
20 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not usually: This not a common manifestation of an allergy to a food.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Foods not allergy: Foods that we eat can effect our breath and the way our body smells. Garlic, onions and curry spices all are absorbed and then secreted in sweat alter ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Madhukar Punja
Specializes in Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Yes they can cause vomiting, abdominal cramps and diarrhea.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
It can: Food allergies can cause bloating of the stomach but usually the symptoms are hives, itching, vomiting, diarrhea and/or worsening eczema. If symptoms ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Giana Nicoara
27 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: The most common symptmos with food allergies are rash(facial or generalized), nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, coughing, wheezing, shortness of breath, run ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Austin Sargent
53 years experience Allergy and Immunology
See your PCP: Water retention is generally due to hormones & not food allergies - food allergies may cause urticaria which is usually a localized swelling of th ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Food allergies: It is unlikely that food allergies can cause joint swelling. You need to see an allergist and get retested for food allergies, milk, eggs, wheat, rye ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Symptoms: Symptoms of food allergy include: hives, itchiness, lip/tongue/throat swelling, breathing problems, belly pain, nausea, vomiting, passing out. Burping ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
21 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Hives can happen anywhere on the skin including face and scalp. There is such a thing called eosinophilic esophagitis which is a food allergy that pr ... Read More
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