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A 26-year-old female asked:

My allergy skin prick test said i'm allergic to western wheat grass, does that include wheat based foods? i get cramps and bloating from bread/pasta

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
Internal Medicine 37 years experience
Different stuff: the allergy is to the pollen. the food is due to the protein in the wheat. they aren't the same at all. Could bread have pollen in it? sure. Honey would have more.

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