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i want to know what is the difference between wheat allergy & celiac disease?

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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergic & toxic: Wheat allergy is mediated by ige and you may have skin rash, hives, gastrointestinal upset, and/or respiratory symptoms from eating wheat but not other grains. Gluten sensitivity is genetically determined and symptoms can be induced by an product containing gluten aside from wheat.
Answered on Aug 18, 2013

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