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Doctor insights on: Egg Allergy Symptoms Adults

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What symptoms with an egg allergy?

What symptoms with an egg allergy?

Very variable...: Eggs are one of the most common allergy-causing foods in children. Symptoms can occur minutes to a few hours after eating eggs or foods containing eggs. Signs and symptoms range from mild to severe skin rashes, hives, nasal inflammation, and vomiting or other digestive problems. Rarely, egg allergy can cause anaphylaxis — a life-threatening reaction. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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What is symptom for sever egg Allergy?

Hives, swelling, etc: Symptoms of food allergy are the same regardless of the food - immediate (anaphylactic) hives around the mouth, 2 hours later all over. Swollen lips, tongue, face, eyelids. Expect nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, choking, coughing, difficulty breathing, sense of doom, lightheadedness, loss of consciousness. When not life-threatening as above, chronic exposure may exacerbate eczema. ...Read more

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What symptoms manifest with an egg allergy?

What symptoms manifest with an egg allergy?

Depends: Symptoms of food allergy (egg included) may include hives, cough, shortness of breath, eczema, wheezing, vomiting or diarrhea. ...Read more

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What are some of the symptoms of an egg allergy?

What are some of the symptoms of an egg allergy?

Multiple symptoms: Symptoms of allergy to egg (or any food) may include rash/hives, eczema, shortness of breath, cough, throat discomfort, wheezing, vomiting or diarrhea, lip/tongue swelling, etc. ...Read more

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What are common signs of an egg allergy?

What are common signs of an egg allergy?

Egg allergy: Egg allergy can lead to a worsening of eczema, it can result in hives or swelling (angioedema) of the face, mouth or entire body. Symptoms can include vomiting and diarrhea. Egg anaphylaxis (severe reaction) is less common, but more serious. Egg allergy is more common in children than adults and the triggering protein is usually in the egg white vs the yolk. ...Read more

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Could someone with an egg allergy eat baked egg?

Could someone with an egg allergy eat baked egg?

Depends: Some patients will only react to scrambled eggs while tolerating eggs in baked goods. When the egg allergen is baked, it changes the nature of the allergen. Some children with egg allergy need to avoid all egg products. There is a blood test to help determine which kids may tolerate baked eggs but history and an in office food challenge by an allergy office is the best way to evaluate this. ...Read more

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What causes an egg allergy to appear in a healthy male?

What causes an egg allergy to appear in a healthy male?

No one knows: No ones the exact causes of allergies yet and why some get certain ones and others don't. ...Read more

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Would a baby die of egg allergy if it took a uncooked egg?

Would a baby die of egg allergy if it took a uncooked egg?

No raw eggs: Eating uncooked eggs is a bad idea for young children for several reasons. There is a risk of infection from bactera on the egg. Also egg should always be introduced into a diet in it's cooked form since the allergens denature (break down) when cooked. ...Read more

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My son has an egg allergy. Will my baking foods with eggs in it effect him?

Egg allergy: Yes! eggs in food still need to be avoided as heat does not denaturize the egg molecule. ...Read more

Dr. Eli Silver
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Any food can cause an allergic reaction, but a few foods are the main culprits. In children, the most common food allergies are to: * Eggs * Milk * Peanuts * Shellfish (shrimp, crab, lobster) * Soy * ...Read more


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