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Skin Rashes Caused By Food Allergies
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
Avoid the food: The best current treatment for food allergies is avoiding that particular food. After avoidance, antihistamines can decrease itching associated with food allergies. The use of steroid creams or ointments may help, but should be monitored by a physician. An allergist can assist in identifying the specific food trigger. ...Read more
I develop random skin rashes and am not sure why-- could this be linked to a food allergy and how can I find out?
My skin gets itchy, when I scratch it, it turns to red spots. Like rashes. I don't have food allergies. What could this be?
I think I may have food allergies, just wondering if my symptoms are possibility......Brain fog skin rash on right forearm that doesn't go away mood s?
Varies: All over (urticaria / hives / itchy blotches), or in the creases of the elbows and knees (atopic dermatitis). Dh from gluten senstivity symmetic, upper body. Some of the more mysterious skin diseases may also be caused by food hypersensitivity sometimes. Food allergy is best diagnosed by what happens to a person if they eat the stuff; it can be dangerous and needs respect. Best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can food allergies, including to cucumbers or berries, cause itchy rashes on neck, back, legs? (does not look like hives)
I suspect a food allergy, is it possible that a food allergy can cause rapidly aging skin. Can a food allergy create inflammation like this?
None: Where the rash appears tells you nothing about food allergies. Hives can appear anywhere on the body. Eczema can appear anywhere as well but is more commonly seen in the elbow creases, behind the knees, at the wrists, ankles, tops of feet & hands, behind the ears, eyelids, & anywhere on the neck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I ve reaction to so many foods and they all cause me sore throat & flu like symptoms, yet no food allergy has been identified on skin test, any causes?
Not allergy: Need allergy consolation with certified allergist. The hx his most important. Nedd to be more specific re: time specific other sx and foods. I doubt these sx are ige mediated '. ...Read more
2y/o having itchy rashes all over the body. Rashes disappeared yestrday and came back this morning. Could this be due to food allergy?
Yes.: Food sensitivities are closely related to skin rashes in children and aduls. An itchy rash suggests allergic rash or dermatitis, or eczema tours rash. A hydration with lotions and steroid creams will alleviate the symptoms. But if the symptoms are ongoing I suggest having your child tested for food sensitivities and trying some diet elimination trials. ...Read more
No: No reason to believe that it would help with food allergy. The reason it is labeled as a food product is that no studies have been done to prove any health benefit of the product. However, there may be some health benefits of individual components of the product, though not necessarily in the amount provided. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have chronic small hives, rashes. Tested negative for food allergies via scratch test. Trust the results and eat whatever I want? Worried abt reactn
Antihistamines: Rash due to allergic reaction will generally improve with antihistamines, occasionally topical steroids. Avoidance of the suspect food helps. Special case: "dermatitis herpetiformis" recurrent skin eruption mostly in some patients with celiac sprue. Rx involves treatment for sprue, i.e. No gluten in diet. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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