A 24-year-old female asked:
I have constant bloating in my stomach would you recommend getting food allergy testing done or is there a way to ease it?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Nayla Mumnehanswered
Allergy and Immunology 31 years experience
No allergies: First consult a gastroenterologist and they will determine if you need to see an allergist, bloating is not a sign of food allergies unless if associated with other symptoms, such as rash, hives, swelling of the lips or tongue, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, etc.
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Dr. Gary Mossanswered
31 years experience
No: Food allergies do not typically cause bloating. You may try to restrict dairy to see if you have lactose intolerance. Otherwise, follow up with your pcp.
5.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Mar 14, 2016
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