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Dr. HENRY LEGERE
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Food Allergy Profile (Overview)

A food allergy profile could refer to a panel of skin tests placed on the arm or back or a panel of blood tests. Blood tests are generally more expensive and less reliable than skin tests. Skin tests also give immediate answers whereas blood tests require days for the results to come back.


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What is the definition or description of: food allergy profile?

What is the definition or description of: food allergy profile?

A batch of tests: A food allergy profile could refer to a panel of skin tests placed on the arm or back or a panel of blood tests. Blood tests are generally more expensive and less reliable than skin tests. Skin tests also give immediate answers whereas blood tests require days for the results to come back. ...Read more

Dr. HENRY LEGERE
40 doctors shared insights

Food Allergy Profile (Overview)

A food allergy profile could refer to a panel of skin tests placed on the arm or back or a panel of blood tests. Blood tests are generally more expensive and less reliable than skin tests. Skin tests also give immediate answers whereas blood tests require days for the results to come back.


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Checking for info on celiac disease, food allergy profile?

Checking for info on celiac disease, food allergy profile?

Not food allergy: Celiac is not an ige mediated disease, so food allergy screening is not appropriate for celiac disease. Celiac is an immune reaction to grains. ...Read more

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Treating Food Poisoning (Checklist)

Go to ER/call Poison Control Center for antidote for serious cases
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If you're vomiting nonstop, go to the ER
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If you have diarrhea, eat something to stop water loss
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If you have excess dehydration, go to the ER for IV fluids
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I have suddenly developed many food allergies(see profile). I've been on a strict organic diet with no allergens and still having problems. Why?

I have suddenly developed many food allergies(see profile). I've been on a strict organic diet with no allergens and still having problems. Why?

Complex pks c ur MD: U r on multiple medications, for different diseases, central nervous system medicines can interact with other meds/foods, or themselves can cause rashes, u need 2 b evaluated by ur allergist and ur neurologist. ...Read more

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Can i outgrow a food allergy by a certain age?

Can i outgrow a food allergy by a certain age?

Varies: Some people will lose certain food allergies over time and others will not. That is why it is important to be evaluated by a board certified allergist with experience in food allergies. Once evaluated some people are candidates for an in-office food challenge to determine if the sensitivity has disappeared. ...Read more

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The food allergy what take 6hrs are they dangerous?

The food allergy what take 6hrs are they dangerous?

Depends: Most dangerous food reactions occur within minutes to 2 hrs. However some people are allergic to a component in red meat (alpha gal) which causes delayed anaphylaxis. Most of these people became sensitized from a chigger bite some time in the past resulting in the reaction to red meat. ...Read more

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What would cause an adult in his 50s to develop a food allergy?

What would cause an adult in his 50s to develop a food allergy?

Typical: All adults essentially change their allergies about ever 7 years, so even if you were not not allergic to some food, you can be now. ...Read more

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How much exactly food is generally required to trigger the food allergy?

How much exactly food is generally required to trigger the food allergy?

Even tiny bites : Depending on how allergic a person is to a food even a tiny bite can cause anaphylaxis. For less severe or non life-threatening allergies (like eczema) more is often required, but it varies with each patient. ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
566 doctors shared insights

Food Allergy (Definition)

Allergies usually mean there is a response like diarrhea, vomiting, hives, or anaphylaxis when that food is eaten. Other allergies can be more subtle and lead to chronic congestion, headaches, eczema, rashes, constipation, etc. Best answer- if concerned about a particular food eliminate it from your diet and see how you respond. You can ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
2,479 doctors shared insights

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