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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Ostro
49 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Like other foods: Food allergy usually starts within 30 min. And involves some or all of following: itchy/swollen lips/mouth/throat, nausea, vomitting, abdominal cramp ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Ostro
49 years experience Allergy and Immunology
True allergy rare: True potato allergy unusual and would have typical multi-organ symptoms, e.g. Itchy/swollen mouth/throat, GI upset, hives, low bp. More common is oral ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qura Rashid
6 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Food allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case potato will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closur ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
57 years experience Internal Medicine
Potato.: Food allergy can affect many target organs but most commonly the skin, GI tract and occasionally aggrevate asthma. In rare cases back pain or arthriti ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Ostro
49 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends on reaction: If you have a systemic reaction involving multiple symptoms (itchy mouth, GI symptoms, itchy skin, wheeze, etc) then you probably have a true allergy ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not necessarily: I'm not sure how you were diagnosed with white potato allergy, but it does not mean you are allergic to sweet potatoes. I would recommend testing with ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes, but uncommon: Sweet potato has been identified as a trigger of food induced colitis in infants. This is an unusual disorder. Theoretically, any food can potentiall ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Allergy to foods is determined through complex interaction between genetics and environment,
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not sure: It would be unusual for one to be allergic to sweet potatoes but possible. Not sure what is meant by can a sweet potatoe trigger an allergy.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
33 years experience Allergy and Immunology
generally yes: The most common foods for oral allergy syndrome now known as pollen-food allergy syndrome is melons, banana, apple and other fresh fruits and some veg ... Read More

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