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Tomato Intolerance Symptoms In Adults
True tomato allergy is rare. Within 1 hour of eating tomato you would experience hives, wheezing, swelling or more serious reactions.
Tomato is known to be part of the "food pollen syndrome" also called "oral allergy syndrome". This is a cross reactivity between grass pollen and tomato. Symptoms of this would be limited to an itchy mouth. Avoidance or immunotherapy to grass are the treatment. ...Read more
What symptoms can I expect from a tomato allergy? Should I be tested for other nightshades? Other allergies worth testing for that are often related?
Agree to test for:
Allergens for both food and respiratory elements.
Immunocap is a blood test that can provide important information on your allergies. Please discuss this with your primary care doctor. ...Read more
A downs syndrome adult has difficulty swallowing with pain/eats only tomato soup for the last few years, what to do?
ENT doc: There are many causes for difficult swallowing - dysphagia. See an ENT doc who can examine the patient and do swallowing studies. ...Read more
I have just been diagnosed with oral allergy pollen syndrome. If I'm intolerant of orchard (white potatoes, tomatoes), can I have sweet potatoes?
Eat sweet & enjoy: Most likely, especially since when cooked most oral allergy syndrome foods are tolerated. ...Read more
What kinds of symptoms can I expect from a tomato allergy? Allergy confirmed by blood test at Quest Diagnostics requested by board-certified allergist
Tomato allergy: Symptoms of IgE-mediated food allergy occur within minutes of ingestion and can involve any of the following: skin rash/hives, lip/tongue/throat swelling, nausea/vomiting/diarrhea/abdominal pain, wheezing/short of breath, dizziness, heart palpitations, mental confusion. The Allergist will offer an interpretation of the test in the context of your past symptoms and may offer skin test or foodtrial ...Read more
Hi for several years I have had IBS symptoms and chronic sinus issues (blocked dry nose and itchy Eustachian tube. Ears and back of throat mainly), sore red throat which is sensitive to tomato based sauces and spicy foods etc. Sometimes it feels like a
Sounds allergy: Typically such problems are caused by environmental allergy like foods and inhalant allergy like dust molds pollens. Search for dr Majid Ali and bowel disease on YouTube. Also visit us at www. Ehacstl. Com how to treat the underlying cause. You do not need to suffer with IBS. I TELL my patients that when you treat the cause of IBS you can easily drop I from IBS AND you are left with...? ...Read more
Eat 2 Beat CA, Pt.6: TOMATOES: Teeming with the antioxidant lycopene, tomatoes may block cancer by, among other things, stopping malignant cells from multiplying & by causing them to destroy themselves. Although tomatoes in almost all forms are full of nutrition, lycopene is more easily available to the body in cooked tomato products such as tomato sauce. (Ref: AARP, 5/2014) ...Read more
See below: Assuming you are otherwise healthy (no renal disease or GERD), eating tomatoes shouldn't be a problem. However, you still need variety. 1) Limit how many tomatoes you buy from the store. If you grow your own, cut them up and freeze them - harder to get to. 2) Consciously think about other fruits/veggies and mix them with your tomatoes. You're craving for tomatoes will fade a little. ...Read more
Not nightshade: Any food that is not in the nightshade family. Tomatoes are in the nightshade family and as such, there is a chance of cross reactions to other foods in the nightshade family such as potatoes, eggplant and bell peppers. ...Read more
Use them as:
Often as you wish.....
They are delicious and are a bit acidic but are in my eat often section!
Hope this helps
Dr Z ...Read more
They're good for you: There's even talk of the lycopenes in tomatoes having some specific beneficial health effects. I'll leave these to others to address. Enjoy your tomatoes. ...Read more
Here's a better idea: You'll lose weight because your diet is boring. You will become deficient in vitamin b12, and probably iodine, zinc, iron, calcium, vitamins a, c, and d, and probably more. Your protein intake will be marginal. And forgive me -- you'll need to deal with everyone thinking you are crazy. How about eating a sensible diet and spending your spare time doing fitness? You'll make friends & be healthy. ...Read more
How is the best way to get the most nutrition out of eating tomatoes? Do you get any nutrition from eating raw tomatoes?
Tomatoes: Sure, you can get good nutrition out of eating tomatoes. How you eat them depends on what nutrients you're most seeking. If you want more lycopene, cooked is better than raw. Lycopene is an antioxidant linked with lower risk of cancer and heart attacks. For more vitamin c, raw is better than cooked. Http://tinyurl. Com/nxvdn3 if you're going to cook tomatoes, I suggest not frying them. ...Read more
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Lycopene: Tomatoes and processed tomato products such as juice, ketchup, paste, sauce and soup all are good sources of lycopene and may account for over 85% of dietary lycopene in the north american diet. Lycopene from processed tomato products appears to be more bioavailable than from raw tomatoes. The lycopene content of tomatoes varies with the variety and increases with fruit ripening. ...Read more
Socrates: It's true that, as woody allen said, "the unlived life isn't worth examining". But socrates remains correct: "the unexamined life isn't worth living". Do both. As you overcome your fear with technique, understanding how it arose will lead to deeper introspection--a value in its own right. ...Read more
Myths in Medicine: Nope. Not in any way.Get a more detailed answer ›
NO: The only life forms that need to worry about tomato viruses are tomatoes; though I doubt they worry too much about it... ...Read more
Better after age one: While beans, corn, and tomatoes are fine, better wait until after age one, they contain complex plant proteins/fibers which would be hard to digest, enjoy your baby ...Read more