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Red and burning in mouth area? Is it food allergies?

Red and burning in mouth area? Is it food allergies?

Relation to food?: Sounds like "oral allergy syndrome." it is an allergic reaction to usually fresh fruits, nuts, & veggies. Most folks have a history of allergic rhinitis-hay fever. It is considered a "true" allergy with the scientific name-ige type 1 mediated response. 60% of sufferers also have a cross reaction between foods and inhalative allergens. Elimination diet followed by food challenge makes the diagnosis. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more


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For 5 days, mouth has irritation dark red dots. Mouth itchy for 15 min after eating (anything) discomfort persists afterwards;never had food allergies?

For 5 days, mouth has irritation dark red dots. Mouth itchy for 15 min after eating (anything) discomfort persists afterwards;never had food allergies?

Need doctors exam: There is no way to be certain what is occurring to cause your symptoms. A virus or a reaction to food or medicine or another irritant or allergen could be to blame. You should have a history and exam by a physician. Ent is a reasonable choice. Try to take a duary of what helps and what makes it worse. ...Read more

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Sudden bout of nausea followed by numbness of the mouth and tongue. Is that food allergy reaction?

Sudden bout of nausea followed by numbness of the mouth and tongue. Is that food allergy reaction?

Food allergies: Milk, eggs, wheat, soybeans, fish, crustacean shellfish, tree nuts ; peanuts cause 90 % of food allergic reactions. Up to 15 million americans suffer from food allergies ; need to avoid not only certain foods but any ingredient that contains proteins derived from them. In some cases, anaphylaxis can result. See http://www.Boston.Com/lifestyle/health/blog/nutrition/2013/11/the_dangers_of_dining_out. ...Read more

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Two weeks ago I started to get small blisters in my mouth, at first it didn't really hurt, but its getting worse. Could this be a food allergy?

Unlikely: Have you recently changed toothpaste, mouthwash, or a food that you eat daily? It's more likely that what you describe as blisters are caused by a virus. Please have your Dentist examine you and then discuss a course of treatment. ...Read more

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Can drinking one or two cups of coffee cause tingling or burning in the extremities? No food allergies

Can drinking one or two cups of coffee cause tingling or burning in the extremities? No food allergies

Possible: if the caffeine is causing hyperventilation which then leads to tingling sensation in the extremities. This however is not one would expected from drinking coffee and avoidance would be the obvious answer regardless of the cause. ...Read more

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If food allergy prick test is negative (mild redness) and blood rast test negative is it mean you are not allergic to foods?So y get reaction to foods

If food allergy prick test is negative (mild redness) and blood rast test negative is it mean you are not allergic to foods?So y get reaction to foods

Not 100%: If both tests are negative, the chance of being allergic to that food is very very small. However when the history of a food allergy is strong, and the tests were negative, i often ask the patient to bring in the fresh food for the testing instead of relying on commercial food extracts. If the person is still quite concerned over it a challenge test can be done at the office. ...Read more

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I just developed several small blister like lesions on the roof of my mouth after eating something. Could it be a food allergy or something serious?

I just developed several small blister like lesions on the roof of my mouth after eating something. Could it be a food allergy or something serious?

Mouth lesions: This could be a food allergy - also check to see if you were eating hot food - if the food is too hot it will also blister the roof of the mouth. Keep a diary of what food you eat and when this happens. If continues - follow with your physician. ...Read more

Dr. Michael Zacharisen
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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
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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