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Has anyone had an allergic reaction to wheat where they cough and their lungs start to feel congested?

Has anyone had an allergic reaction to wheat where they cough and their lungs start to feel congested?

Anaphylaxis-wheat: This is very serious. Do not eat or touch wheat or wheat products until you see your doctor or see an allegy specialist. This sounds like an immune reaction called anaphylaxis, which can be very serious, and even cause death. Call your doctor today for an examination. There are medications that can keep you safer until you see an allergist. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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I got tested for allergies and the most prominent reaction of the panel was wheat. How do I change my diet to avoid wheat so i can feel better?

I got tested for allergies and the most prominent reaction of the panel was wheat. How do I change my diet to avoid wheat so i can feel better?

May not: If you are highly allergic to grass pollen, you may end up with a strongly positive reaction to wheat which may or may not cause you any problem people on a gluten-free diet is mostly on a wheat-free diet but you should have a food challenge test at your allergist to ascertain that this is your problem because wheat-free products are not inexpensive and avoidance is not that easy. ...Read more

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What are the usual symptoms of wheat allergies?

What are the usual symptoms of wheat allergies?

A variety!: Depending on the patient, food allergy symptoms can include:itchy mouth/throat, facial &/or airway swelling, difficulty breathing or talking, cough, wheeze, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea (can be bloody), flushing, hives, eye redness, itch, &/or swelling, runny, itchy, &/or stuffy nose, sneezing, abdominal pain, feeling of impending doom and even shock or cardiac arrest! ...Read more

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What causes wheat allergies?

What causes wheat allergies?

Wheat allergy: This is a genetic condition and allergies run in families. Sometimes what you become allergic to is influenced by what you are fed or exposed to as an infant. ...Read more

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Are wheat allergies really common?

Are wheat allergies really common?

Wheat allergy: Wheat allergy is thought to be rare. Less than 1% of the population suffers from true food allergy to wheat. Also it is important to remember that true food allergy to wheat is different than gluten sensitivity / celiac disease. ...Read more

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Is there any remedies for corn and wheat allergies?

Is there any remedies for corn and wheat allergies?

Gluten free diet: Many people are realizing that they have coeliac disease and are sensitive to wheat. Many grocery stores now carry gluten free foods. Try it, . ...Read more

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Are there any alternatives for vegetarians with wheat and nut allergies?

Are there any alternatives for vegetarians with wheat and nut allergies?

Soy, rice, spinach: Soy should provide a good source of protein, and spinach contains a fair amount as well. Rice and potato should be a good source of starch. Most fruits and vegetables should be fine. Milk and egg are an option if you are not on a strict vegan diet. ...Read more

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What do people with wheat allergies eat besides meat?

What do people with wheat allergies eat besides meat?

Lots of things!: There are lots of web sites that offer specific recipes for people with food allergies, or you can purchase foods that don't contain wheat. An internet search for 'wheat allergy recipes' will help. ...Read more

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I have severe food allergies to wheat and all nuts, what kind of alchoholic beverages can I have?

I have severe food allergies to wheat and all nuts, what kind of alchoholic beverages can I have?

Most: You may need to avoid some beers, since they can be made from wheat. But, most wine and spirits should be no problem. Just be sure to tell the bartender your allergies in case they use any ingredients in your mixed drink that you could be allergic to. ...Read more

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What are the alcohols that people with wheat allergies can drink?

What are the alcohols that people with wheat allergies can drink?

Wine, tequila, vodka: Most wines should be fine if you are not sensitive to sulfites. Tequila is derived from the agave plant and vodka typically comes from potatoes. ...Read more

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How can food allergies to wheat, and peanuts effect me?

How can food allergies to wheat, and peanuts effect me?

Rash or stomach ache: Any true food allergy can cause a range of symptoms..An itchy rash is probably most common..But some people get nausea, diarrhea or if severe, even breathing problems. See an allergist to be tested, so you can verify your symptoms are an allergy(ie. Not an intolerance or other problem) and to help determine how severe an allergy you have. ...Read more

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What can my son eat with peanut, soybean, milk and wheat allergies?

What can my son eat with peanut, soybean, milk and wheat allergies?

FOOD ALLERGIES: There are several substitute to protein food allergy. Milk, peanut, soy are protein. Wheat is carbohydrate.For protein you can give meat products. For carbohydrate rice and white bread. He can eat other food except those mentioned. ...Read more

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My son has food allergies to wheat, soy and milk, so can anyone share a recipe or a site that's helpful?

Food Allergy NetworK: Go to foodallergy.Org, they are a great resource for food allergy patients. Kids with food allergy is another site. Consider checking with a nutritionist for suggestions as well. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about allergies to wheat, corn, peanuts, soy, walnuts, shrimp, clam, and scallops?

Can you tell me about allergies to wheat, corn, peanuts, soy, walnuts, shrimp, clam, and scallops?

Food allergy: When it comes to food allergies, especially in patient with multiple food allergies like yourself, the diagnosis of it should be taken very careful so we don't over-diagnose it. Over-diagnosis will bring unnecessary burden to your quality of life. Diagnosing should be correlate with clinical symptoms of wheezing, hives, abdo pain... Lab tests help us gauge the risk of having food allergy only. ...Read more

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Is my 1 yr old at risk of anaphylitic shock he allergies to dairy soy wheat gluten egg tomatoes citrics advised no nuts im worried?

Verified ???: There are kids with significant risk with food allergies and some that are over diagnosed.Only the docs involved can make this determination based on the ige tests they have done. Having Epinephrine injector available if appropriate is a help.Have a discussion with your doc and come to an understanding of what to do if problems arise. ...Read more

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Need help for mom of boy newly diagnosed with allergies. Where do you find recipes without tree nuts, soy, wheat, corn, rice, tomato for family of 6?

Need help for mom of boy newly diagnosed with allergies. Where do you find recipes without tree nuts, soy, wheat, corn, rice, tomato for family of 6?

Support online: Yes, it can be difficult to figure out how to navigate a restricted diet. The food allergy and anaphylaxis network (now fare) and the kids with food allergies.Org can help with recipes and label reading tips. I would also go to the whole foods (or trader joes) and talk to the manager about a tour and brand options for your specific needs. Also try ian's foods online. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergic Reaction (Definition)

Sensitivities to substances, called allergens, that come into contact with the skin, nose, eyes, respiratory tract, and gastrointestinal tract. They can be inhaled into the ...Read more