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What is the difference between histamine and immunoglobulin e?

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
Allergy: Histamine is the chemical released by allergy cells that cause itchiness, sneezing, hive - in other words allergy symptoms. Ige is the allergy antibody that binds to allergy cells and will bind to allergens to cause allergy cells to release histamine.
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