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Chaska, MN
A 52-year-old female asked:

I'm allergic to wheat and whey but do not have celiac disease. do i need to follow a gluten free diet?

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Dr. David Ziring
Pediatric Gastroenterology 23 years experience
Wheat allergy: Wheat allergy can have many symptoms. Gluten is present in wheat, but also some other grains. If your allergy symptoms are bothersome, you should make sure to avoid wheat and whey. If you only had a positive blood test for allergy but no symptoms, there is no reason to avoid it.
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