A 25-year-old female asked:
Positive ana antibodies.when i eat anything besides fruits/veggies/plant based foods, i get fatigue,soar throat,general yuck feeling,red cheeks/ why??
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Allergy and Immunology 15 years experience
Possible Allergy: A few things could be going on - your digestive system might not be accustomed to animal protien, and it may be difficult for you to eat. You may have an allergy to mammalian meat, which can sometimes cross react with cow's milk, but usually fish and chicken are OK for people to eat. How high is the ANA titer?
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Last updated Oct 30, 2016
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