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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Doanh Nguyen, md, faaaai
13 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Gluten sensitivities: Wheat or gluten sensitivities include a wide spectrum of presentations from well-defined celiac disease to other vaguely defined conditions like ibs-l ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Many. So...: ...if diagnosed with celiac diease, please read labels carefully and avoid all foods with wheat, barley, rye (includes breads). Explore the gluten-fre ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean McGhee
22 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
56 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
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
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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
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