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What is the difference between histamine and immunoglobulin e?

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Dr. Andrew Murphy answered

Specializes in Allergy and Immunology

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.

Answered Dec 8, 2016

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