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Allergic To Tomatos Would I Be Allergic To Cooked Tomatos
Oral allergy: This is very common, it is an oral allergy and is not a life threatening one. You must have seasonal allergies too. It can also happen with other fresh fruits and vegetables. Once processed or cooked, the protein changes shape and your body does not recognize it to react to it. Keep eating them cooked. ...Read more
Not nightshade: Any food that is not in the nightshade family. Tomatoes are in the nightshade family and as such, there is a chance of cross reactions to other foods in the nightshade family such as potatoes, eggplant and bell peppers. ...Read more
Potentially Death: If you are allergic to milk or tomatoes you could have any number of symptoms ranging from itchy mouth, to hives, to swelling, to diarrhea or vomiting, to difficulty breathing, or collapse of your cardiovascular system resulting in death. You should not eat a food you are allergic to. ...Read more
Any ideas if I can have dairy products if I'm allergic to milk, or have spaghetti if I'm allergic to tomatoes?
No: If you are allergic to milk you cannot have any product made with milk. If you are allergic to tomatoes, you cannot have anything containing tomatoes. ...Read more
Every time my 10 year old eats ketchup her face breaks out. But when I cook with tomatoes onions and garlic she is fine. What can this be?
Selective allergy: The problem sorting out food reactions is all the stuff that may be present other than what you are considering. Tomato sauce may have a preservative or other agent in the mix that triggers the reaction. Reading the content labels and comparing them may give you the answer over time. ...Read more
I'm allergic to penicillin, but ate a crockpot sauce that had part of a jar of tomato sauce in it... and the jar lid had mold. Will I be okay?
Probably OK: The penicillin made by the penicillium mold so the greater amount would be in the lid. The exposure in the sause would mave been minimal. The heat of cooking would also breakdown the penicillin. If the mold was big enough it could dave produced mold spores. If you were allergic to these mold spores (penicillium), you might have a reaction. ...Read more
My 2 year old eats tomato without a problem; this time a rash appeared on his face from where it touched him. Does this mean he is allergic to it?
Possible allergy: You don't want to jump to conclusions, but it sounds very suspicious for development of an allergy. There are many different types of tomatoes, so it may not be to all of them. It also might be a preservative or other coating on the tomato that he was sensitive to. Seeing an allergist can confirm or rule out an allergy. Otherwise, be careful if giving tomatoes or tomato based sauces. ...Read more
Honestly, is 4strawberries, 1handful blueberys, 8almonds, 1 egg cooked with veggies (peppers, tomato, mushrom, onion) plain ok for weight loss? I'm 18 m
Honestly - this: Sounds very healthy. I am just concerned about whether you are getting in enough calories for breakfast for an active, 18 year old male. ...Read more
What can be used to replace diet staples our kids must now avoid since one is allergic: rice, wheat, corn, soy, tomato, and peanuts?
Doctor suggested to take tomato, sweet potato, broccoli to keep skin young and charm but do I need to take these in cooked state or uncooked state? Thx.
Raw food advocates would advise raw tomato & broccoli, which is ok, but cooking lightly may increase absorption of nutrients. Saute tomatoes over low heat in olive oil to increase absorption of lycopene. Slice broccoli into small pieces, sprinkle with lemon juice, let sit for 5 min. Then steam for 3 minutes- see http://www. Whfoods. Com/genpage. Php? Tname=george&dbid=64
bake sweet potato thoroughly. ...Read more
My kids love to snack on fresh veggies like cucumber, tomato, carrot, and pepper but refuse cooked veggies like peas or string beans. This sufficient?
My daughter (3) has been breaking out in clusters of hot hives for 3 days. Only possible pattern... Cooked tomatoes. Could this be a possible food allergy?
Yes: Food reactions vary from very mild to major. Kids can have their lips & face swell with intake of some foods, or develop blotchy rashes & hives.Some just have excess nasal secretions. Once triggered, hives may continue to come out for 3-5 days as the protein in the product is broken down in the body and passes through the intestines. ...Read more
I think my son may be allergic to tomatoes. He has d had a burning tongue and lips since eating a pizza 2 days ago. Could this be the case?
I used to eat tomatos all the time but the last couple months I eat pizza or stuff with tomatoes in it it makes me have cramps and poop am I allergic.?
Is it safe to cook acidic foods ie; tomato sauce, lemon juice/oranges in stainless steel pan;if it will interact, pls can you suggest safe alternative?
Yes: You could bake them in Pyrex glass type cookware ...Read more
Can the body wrap procedure provoke allergic skin reactions? I am very prone to skin allergies. I avoid a lot of skin care products and cleaning solutions to prevent my skin from going itchy and red as a tomato. What are the chances of the body wrap treat
Hypersensitivity: More likely than not if you have very sensitive skin, the likelihood of a reaction to a body wrap treatment will have similar problems. ...Read more
I'm allergic to tomatoes but usually can eat pizza/ketchup and such. 3 hrs ago I ate pizza and got tickly feeling in throat now it feels like a lump?
Go to ER if: YOu are having problem breathing or choking. The reason why you could have tolerated ketchup or tomato sauce on pizza is likely due to alternation of the tomato allergen from cooking. The current problem might have been from partially cooked or raw tomato. It will be best for you to consult an allergist before ever touching tomato product again because the next reaction can be deadly. ...Read more
Itchy rash spread over most of trunk over 3 mo period, derm. Says allergic--doesn't know if contact or food allergy. Could tomatoes cause this?
Probably not: If the dermatologist can clear up the rash with cortisone creams you should send have patch testingdone. If the rash cannot be cleared up then you need to have a biopsy. ...Read more
2 of my 4 kids allergic soy, wheat, rice, corn, peanut, hazelnut, almond, coconut, tomato, lima bean, garlic, onion, fish, shellfish, cantaloupe! Help?
Board certified MD?: Make sure the doc telling you this is doing skin testing and not blood testing, consider a trip to a board certified allergy immunologist specialist, unlikely all of these positive tests are clinically significant. ...Read more
Mom has become allergic to potatoes, tomatoes, peppers, dairy, nuts, etc. Face swells, rash, blurred vision. Could radiation for cancer cause this.
Was taking nexium for 5 weeks for silent gerd. Since stopping, I've had very bad stomach pain immediately after eating citric foods like cooked tomatoes. Feels like s burning type feeling right away then stops. Never had this before nexium. Cause?
Acidity: It is likely that you experienced acid rebound after discontinuing the nexium which had shut off your stomachs acid production. You could temporarily try taking zantac or pepcid which shuts off acid more quickly than nexium and then taper off the medication. Avoid caffeine, spicy and greasy foods as well. ...Read more
Can you be allergic to bananas, cantaloupe, tomatoes, avocados and bell peppers? My mouth, lips and throat get itchy. Sometimes red too. No resp sx
Eat 2 Beat CA, Pt.6: TOMATOES: Teeming with the antioxidant lycopene, tomatoes may block cancer by, among other things, stopping malignant cells from multiplying & by causing them to destroy themselves. Although tomatoes in almost all forms are full of nutrition, lycopene is more easily available to the body in cooked tomato products such as tomato sauce. (Ref: AARP, 5/2014) ...Read more
See below: Assuming you are otherwise healthy (no renal disease or GERD), eating tomatoes shouldn't be a problem. However, you still need variety. 1) Limit how many tomatoes you buy from the store. If you grow your own, cut them up and freeze them - harder to get to. 2) Consciously think about other fruits/veggies and mix them with your tomatoes. You're craving for tomatoes will fade a little. ...Read more
Use them as:
Often as you wish.....
They are delicious and are a bit acidic but are in my eat often section!
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more
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