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Is there any correlation between IBS and allergies

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Could be...: Or not. Bring diet diary with symptoms to doc. Start from there. Unlikely to develops allergy in adulthood; more likely in setting of asthma, eczema, ... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Gluten sensitivities: It might. Wheat or gluten sensitivities include a wide spectrum of presentations from well-defined celiac disease to other vaguely defined conditions ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Schuh
Specializes in Anesthesiology
Location of symptoms: Food allergies involve the whole body while IBS will cause pain just in the abdominal region.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Novick
42 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Antihitamines and: Intranasal steroid sprays work together to lessen seasonal allergies. But if using these regularly doesnt help your ibs, see an allergist...Maybe ther ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience Nuclear Medicine
Diet: In general, foods high in fat, fried foods, spicy foods, alcohol, and caffeinated coffee and tea can be problematic. Some foods, such as beans, cabbag ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harris Lilienfeld
52 years experience Pediatrics
Geet evaluated: Your pediatrician can obtain and deailed history and do laboratory teting which shiul help identify any GI problems.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Hack
32 years experience Internal Medicine
Unknown: The traditional research in IBS has not definitively identified connections between foods or food allergies and ibs. This is actually one of the defin ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
May be the: Aspartame or artificial sweetener in soda pop. Best solution is to stop drinking too much pop. Between the aspartame, caffeine and or sugar loads, po ... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janet Turkle
34 years experience Plastic Surgery
Process of eliminati: Without testing, one cannot be sure. If you eliminate gluten from your diet and your symptoms abate, you have a presumptive diagnosis.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Intolerance: I believe that you are intolerant of eggs with respect to your IBS and since this is not a true allergy there should be no cross reaction to other foo ... Read More
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