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What are signs of gluten allergy?

What are signs of gluten allergy?

6symptoms may: Anyone with gluten allergy may get any of theses ymptoms suggesting glue tin allergy as gastrointestinal symptoms ,headache ,migraine,irritationall mood shifts ,dizziness /balance difficulties and fatigue .But the blood test and other test confirm the diagnosis ...Read more

Gluten (Definition)

Wheat barley rye contains gluten, a protein molecule that in susceptible people can cause reactions and long term illness. There is celiac, the most well known and severe gluten disease. There is gluten sensitivity, affecting more people, but usually milder. There is wheat allergy, less common than the others. The treatment, for now, is to avoid all gluten in ...Read more


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How can a gluten allergy develop?

How can  a gluten allergy develop?

Genetic: It is genetic although most of the people with the genes do not develop gluten sensitivity. ...Read more

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I have corn gluten allergy, what now ?

I have corn gluten allergy, what now ?

Avoidance: The current treatment for food allergies is reading ingredient labels to find foods that do not contain that particular food. A dietician or nutritionist can help with a diet if a person is having trouble. Corn allergy is fairly uncommon but corn is a very common ingredient. Fortunately, there are many gluten free products available now. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have a gluten allergy?

How do I know if I have a gluten allergy?

Bllood test & scope: There are some pretty good blood tests for it. Also, an endoscopy with biopsies of the small intestine can show how "severe" the lining of the intestines have been affected by the gluten allergy. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have a gluten allergy?

What does it mean to have a gluten allergy?

Gluten sensativity: Physicians usually refer to this as gluten sensitivity or intolerance. Its not a true allergy. Many use this term incorrectly. Historically this term has referred to celiac disease which is a condition that results in abdominal pain, bloating, changes in stools, weight loss, fatigue, and weakness when someone with this problem consumes foods with gluten. ...Read more

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How can you get tested for a gluten allergy?

Yes: Testing for celiac disease (gluten allergy) should be considered in people with chronic or recurrent diarrhea, malabsorption, weight loss, and abdominal distension or bloating. There is blood testing available and should be performed while on a gluten-rich diet. Antibodies against tissue transglutaminase (anti-TTG), which is highly sensitive and specific is used as a screening tool. ...Read more

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How did I know I have allergy to wheat or gluten?

Wheat/Gluten Allergy: You see an allergist and ask for specific skin or blood testing to determine if you carry the allergic antibody to either of these. Whether you have a reaction to them is a different story. Testing is the first step...As is a good history. ...Read more

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How do I know I have allergy to wheat or to gluten?

How do I know I have allergy to wheat or to gluten?

Allergy testing: See an allergist for testing. Celiac disease is commonly diagnosed with blood work or at times endoscopy. ...Read more

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Should one avoid acid neutralizers if they have a gluten allergy?

Should one avoid acid neutralizers if they have a gluten allergy?

No: The treatment for celiac disease or gluten sensitive enteropathy is complete avoidance of gluten in grains. Acid neutrualizers such as antacids, h2 blockers or ppi (proton pump inhibitors-like prilosec) are not contraindicated in gluten sensitive individuals. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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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


Dr. Ihor Zakaluzny
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Intestinal Diseases (Definition)

Intestinal diseases include any disease affecting the digestive ...Read more