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What is wheat allergy

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Allergic & toxic: Wheat allergy is mediated by ige and you may have skin rash, hives, gastrointestinal upset, and/or respiratory symptoms from eating wheat but not othe... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Wheat Allergy: Is it a true wheat allergy or is it celiac disease aka gluten intolerance? You should see an allergy or gastroenterology specialist for full diagnosis... Read More
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Simple: You can control what you eat. That may be inconvenient at times but an allergy is simple. Avoid it or it will trigger a reaction. If you have celiac d... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean McGhee
Allergy and Immunology 23 years experience
Can't tell: Allergy blood tests (rasts) are often ranked by class 1, class 2 and so forth, usually up to 6. This reflects the amount of allergic antibody present.... Read More
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Allergy and Immunology 42 years experience
Wheat allergy: If you mean you received a class i grade on an allergy blood test, probably not. Most significant food allergies have a class iii or higher grade. The... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 57 years experience
Wheat: Usually it causes irritable bowel symtoms but I have have seen it aggrevate asthma occasionally and even affect skin allergies or nervous system probl... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Celiac disease diet: Have you been diagnosed with celiac diease? If so, please read labels carefully and avoid all foods with wheat, barley, rye. Explore the gluten-free ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Yes, at any time: A person can get wheat allergy at any time, just like he can become allergic to mangoes, cashews, etc... Wheat has many different proteins that a per... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Wheat free: Wheat free diets can be challenging. If a patient is having a very difficult time adjusting their diet, then seeing a nutritionist can be helpful. The... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Avoid wheat: If one has ige allergy to wheat then wheat must be avoided. If one is discussing wheat sensitivity related to celiac disease then all grains must be a... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Wachs
Allergy and Immunology 26 years experience
Get Tested: There are different types of wheat allergy and you may have an intolerance. Differentiating between these can be done with skin and blood tests perfor... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Skin or blood tests: Wheat allergy, as with most food allergies, can be tested for with a blood test looking for antibodies to food proteins. A allergist can also do skin ... Read More

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