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A 29-year-old member asked:

has anybody else been tested for igg antibody food allergies? i thought allergies were ige?

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Dr. David Fein
Specializes in Preventive Medicine
Different types: There are actually 5 (and probably more) antibody responses to infection or allergens: igg, igm, iga, igd, and ige. Our IgM and igg antibodies are usually produced in response to infection; ige antibodies usually produced in response to allergic reactions.

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Last updated Oct 3, 2016

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