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Allergic To Food
Several options: There are both blood tests and skin tests that can be done to see if possible allergies to specific foods/exposures. Would work in concert with your doc or allergist, as these tests can be a little misleading at times - just because something comes back "positive" does not always mean a true clinical allergy exists.Ingestion trials should only be done in a qualified allergist office- just in case! ...Read more
If I eat nothing but meats and drink just water for the next week and a half until i find out what all I'm allergic too food wise- will I be ok?
If food allergy prick test is negative (mild redness) and blood rast test negative is it mean you are not allergic to foods?So y get reaction to foods
Not 100%: If both tests are negative, the chance of being allergic to that food is very very small. However when the history of a food allergy is strong, and the tests were negative, i often ask the patient to bring in the fresh food for the testing instead of relying on commercial food extracts. If the person is still quite concerned over it a challenge test can be done at the office. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Went off antihist's for few days. Had mild hives, flushing one day; had only taken tylenol and not allergic to foods. Were hives, flush serious sign?
If i tested negative for food allergies, can I assume I am really not allergic to foods? I have chronic hives I am trying to sort out.
I want to go get a blood test for allergies. Will this assess for all types of allergens? Will it tell if I'm allergic to food dyes?
Uncertain: Every single test needs be interpreted with the history and physical findings in context. Food dye allergy. other than to red carmine dye, is very rare if non-existent although it was in vogue over 40 years ago. ...Read more
Hi I was wondering is it possible to be allergic to foods that you use to be able to eat and now once I eat them now I get itchy lips? Eg mango & nuts
Allergies : yes it's very well possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hi I am allergic to foods and mites thats why i'm eating antihistamine daily and finasteride 1mg for my hair is it ok to eat both medicine together ?
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