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If I have a brewers yeast allergy can I eat manna?

If I have a brewers yeast allergy can I eat manna?

Probably not: Manna would last only one day; by the next morning, "it became infested with maggots and stank." (exodus 16:20). .. Maybe moses changed his mind about keeping it around. Thus, I doubt you can still find it. (taken with additions from http://www. Straightdope. Com/columns/read/1402/followup-wasnt-manna-placed-in-the-ark-of-the-covenant). ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Does anyone ever have a yeast allergy?

Does anyone ever have a yeast allergy?

Yes.: However, you may eat any product that does not use yeast in the making of it. That would include such breads as tortilla, pita, flatbread, biscuits, cornbread. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Yeast allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Yeast allergy?

Yeast allergy: An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. In this case, the allergic response is to yeast. ...Read more

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Does anyone out there have a yeast allergy by testing that doesn't have symptoms?

Test interpretation: Allergy testing should interpreted along with patient symptoms. Allergy test demonstrates 'hypersensitivity' or potential to develop allergic reactions. Skin testing incorporates immune mechanisms and tissue factors to the positivity of the blood specific ige testing. ...Read more

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I have a yeast allergy, I am having a real problems finding what I can eat, anyone have a website?

I have a yeast allergy, I am having a real problems finding what I can eat, anyone have a website?

Yes: The food allegy and anaphylaxis network is a very helpful resource for people with food allergies. The website is www. Foodallergy. Org. ...Read more

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I have a bakers yeast allergy, is there any substitute?

Not really.: However, you may eat any product that does not use yeast in the making of it. That would include such breads as tortilla, pita, flatbread, biscuits, cornbread. ...Read more

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Is there a permanent cure for yeast allergy?

Is there a permanent cure for yeast allergy?

Not specifically.: Sometimes it is a cross-reactivity to allergy to another mold that may improve with immunotherapy. This would not be the typical case and you should not expect improvement. However, you may eat any product that does not use yeast in the making of it. That would include such breads as tortilla, pita, flatbread, biscuits, cornbread. ...Read more

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If I have a yeast allergy, would taking red yeast pills be bad?

If I have a yeast allergy, would taking red yeast pills be bad?

Not necessarily: The species of yeast causing common yeast allergy is very different from the red yeast species. They are in different genera. That said, characterization of yeast species is fluid because the yeast phase of the mold is very different from the mycelial stage - two phases of the fungal life cycle. Best advice is to discuss this question with the allergist who tested you for yeast allergy. ...Read more

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Do people with yeast allergy have to stay away from all yeast forever?

Very Likely.: However, you may eat any product that does not use yeast in the making of it. That would include such breads as tortilla, pita, flatbread, biscuits, cornbread. ...Read more

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Do you have a gluten/yeast allergy if eating lots of pizza crust?

Do you have a gluten/yeast allergy if eating lots of pizza crust?

No: A gluten allergy is made worse by eating bread ie pizza crust. Blood tests and endoscopic tests are used to determine if one is gluten-allergic (celiac disease). ...Read more

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Do people with yeast allergy have to stay away from all yeast including beer?

Do people with yeast allergy have to stay away from all yeast including beer?

Sure it's allergy?: Be sure that you truly have an allergy before you try to avoid yeast. Best bet is to see a board certified allergist for evaluation. If you are truly allergic to yeast, you should probably avoid breads, wine and beer that contain yeast (brewer's or baker's). ...Read more

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I have a bakers yeast allergy, is there a good substitute like gluten free breads?

I have a bakers yeast allergy, is there a good substitute like gluten free breads?

NO: You need to avoid yeast. Don't worry about avoiding wheat or gluten unless you have an allergy to that also. Unleavened breads like pita bread, tortillas, crackers and flat breads will probably be your best bet. ...Read more

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Does anyone have a yeast allergy that acts up when they eat bread or drink beer?

Yes: Brewer's and baker's yeast are essentially the same organism. Saccharomyces cerevisiae. ...Read more

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Is there a permanent cure for yeast bread allergy?

No: As it stands right now, the only "cure" for food allergy is avoidance. People can be desensitized in some instances - studies have shown this to be possible with milk, eggs, and peanuts. However, that is not a "permanent" cure. ...Read more

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I wanted to know is it herpes a really bad yeast infection or latex allergies!?

I wanted to know is it herpes a really bad yeast infection or latex allergies!?

Vaginitis: You need to be seen and examined to establish the cause of this outbreak. ...Read more

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Lower left side abdomen hurts, protruding slightly/ ate lots of yeast bread. Allergy?

Not necessarily: Causes of recurrent abdominal discomfort as described may be identified by first addressing accompanying signs/symptoms so as to localize the organ involved: vaginal discharge or bleeding, alteration in periods, pregnancy risk? Fever, nausea, vomiting, altered stool pattern, blood with stool, tenderness, distension? Painful urination, blood in urine? Recent trauma, herniations? Age? Gender? Risks? ...Read more

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I was wondering is it herpes a really bad yeast infection or latex allergies, should I be concerned?

Skin eruption: Would need far more information about what sort of lesions you are seeing. Best advice is to let a doctor see these and make a diagnosis. Good luck. ...Read more

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Clear drainage slow drips out of R nare docs say due to allergies. Now having odor, like vaginal secretions - healthy not yeast smell what is that?

Single nare drainage: Commonly fowl smelling unilateral nasal drainage may indicate some obstructing lesion or infection rather than allergies. May consider a second opinion or ENT ...Read more

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The last three days or so my clitoris is very itchy. Not a yeast infect. No changes to suggest allergy but have eaten more sugar than normal. Cause?

The last three days or so my clitoris is very itchy. Not a yeast infect. No changes to suggest allergy but have eaten more sugar than normal. Cause?

Sugar & yeast: Ingesting large amounts of sugar will increase the amount of sugar in the vaginal epithelium and vulva which can increase the risk of yeast infection therefore, the clitoral itching. First, decrease the sugar intake and see if the itching gets better. If not, see a MD and be examined for yeast vulvovaginits. ...Read more

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Does a +2 on a skin allergy test mean that you should not eat anything with that item in it? The foods are milk, yeast, potato and rice

Does a +2 on a skin allergy test mean that you should not eat anything with that item in it? The foods are milk, yeast, potato and rice

Whoa: If someone has told you to shun everything to which you have supposed skin sensitivity, please get a second opinion. I'm not an allergist, but food allergies are best determined by your clinical response to a particular food. Skin tests are adjuncts at best & often misleading. Nowadays, people are disrupting their lives and those of others by overly-restrictive diets from weak evidence like this. ...Read more

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What can help me get rid of my wheat allergy? Get bloated when having yeast breads.

What can help me get rid of my wheat allergy? Get bloated when having yeast breads.

Sorry, not much...: If diagnosed with celiac diease, please read labels carefully and avoid all foods with wheat, barley, rye (includes breads). Explore the gluten-free aisles of your supermarket. Enjoy products made with rice, soy, oats and liberalize fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as lean meats. Consider blood testing for tissue transglutaminase antibody to assess whether your diet is truly free of gluten. ...Read more

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Allergy test came back highly allergic to all dairy, all wheat, gluten, all yeast, rice, eggs, some fish. Could anything else be wrong? Why so much?

Allergy test came back highly allergic to all dairy, all wheat, gluten, all yeast, rice, eggs, some fish. Could anything else be wrong? Why so much?

Doubtful results: I wonder if you had your test with a board certified allergist, or was it a random blood test you had with another practitioner. It is unlikely for an adult to be allergic to all these items and I stronly doubt the accuracy of these results. I suggest you consult a board certified allergist to discuss your symptoms and determine the indication for specific testing. ...Read more

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Hi how can u help my body rid of yeast? I have skin allergies because of it and I'm currently on Yasmin birth and on my period

Persistent yeast inf: There are many kinds of fungal species, some of which are resistant to common anti-yeast medications. See your gyn provider, and get a culture to be sure it is really a "yeast infection", and if it is, ask for other anti-fungal agents to be tried. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable of fermenting ...Read more


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Yeast Allergy (Definition)

An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. In this case, the allergic ...Read more


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