A 43-year-old member asked:
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i have been diagnosed an egg allergy. is it still okay to eat chicken?

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Dr. Gregory Mosolf
24 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Chicken allergy is not related to egg allergy. A patient could be allergic to both. Check with your allergist. Someone who has egg allergy does not necessarily have any other allergy (including chicken). Chicken allergy is not common. Check with your allergist.
Answered on May 5, 2015
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