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What Is Class 3 Allergy
Moderate RAST result: Dr. Shulan is correct: type 3 immune reactions involve igg & antigen. "class 3 allergy" may also refer to rast, a blood test for detecting ige against antigen. For convenience labs define from 5 to 7 levels. Class 2 is often borderline & class 3 low positive. But positive is positive. There is little significant difference between class 3 & class 6. Photo: dr & dr ishizaka, discoverers of ige. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
History is more imp: Not really sure what is meant by this. For food allergy the most important aspect in making this diagnosis is the patient history and what type of reaction occurered. Then food allergy skin test or blood test are done to confirm the history. The level of positivity on these tests are not really predictive of the type of reaction one could have. ...Read more
High level allergy: When food allergies are evaluated by blood tests, the amount of allergic antibody (ige) against a particular food is quantified and a classification is assigned. The higher the class, the more antibody was found against that food. Class 0 has little or no ige detected while class 6 means very high levels were found. Most allergists feel class 3 or higher indicates significant allergy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does a class 3 allergy require an epi pen? My daughter just got diagnosed with a class 3 peanut allergy.
Need epipen (epinephrine): Numbers do not always correlate well with severity of eventual reaction, so I wouldn't say she's safe because it's only a level 3. For something like possible peanut allergy, I'd discuss/consult with an allergist because this situation could be life or death ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 10 month old son has a class 3 allergy to peanuts and milk. When given milk products his face breaks out in hives. Is class 3 serious?
Hard to tell: Cough can be due to a number of conditions. A common cold or upper respiratory tract infections is probably the most likely cause but poorly controlled allergies, asthma, and/or GERD can also cause issues with persistent cough. If you have increased post-nasal drip from allergies this is likely contributing. Try symptomatic management. See your primary doctor for further workup if persists. ...Read more
I have three food allergies that just manifested @age 35. now im ill all the time. Could these allergies be a symptom of another disease? Why so late?
? intolerance: Vs a true allergy to whatever foods that cause the problem, yes food allergy can occur late, although uncommon, you need to see an allergist/ immunologist and may be a gastro-enterlogist and a dietician, but ask your primary doctor first for initial evaluation, best wishes ...Read more
My? Was should I be afraid to eat corn since my allergy test showed I was class 1 really low to corn can I eat the corn additives I've never had prob
PFTs: Your history indicates that you have breathlessness. The cause for this should be determined. Since your physician has ordered allergy testing, they can guide your diet. Grd one reactions with no symptoms associated are unlikely to cause future problems. A pulmonary function test with and without a bronchodilator is indicated though for your respiratory symptoms. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Degrees of severity: Anaphylaxis is an allergy or hypersensitivity reaction to an allergen, usually (there are rare people that we don't know what causes their anaphylaxis). Anaphylaxis is the most extreme form of allergy that has the potential to be fatal if not treated promptly with epinephrine. ...Read more
Is it "normal" to have common cold or allergies every two to three months? How do you prevent it? Will I need an allergy test to find the cause?
Perhaps but: The average adults have about 3 colds a year and thus your problem may not be unusual until the duration of the cold exceeds 2-3 weeks each time and the occurrence is seasonal. If you have a "cold" every 2 months however, then the chance for allergy rises. The presence of itching and lack of a fever would point more to allergy and allergy tests would be the answer. ...Read more
Not usually: Unless something interferes with your ability to perform normal activities or perform employment, you are not considered disabled. Severe asthma is probably one of the few conditions associated with "allergies" but allergies or anaphylaxis are usually not considered a disability. ...Read more
See below: Fruit (fresh or dried - natural), raisins, dates. ...Read more
Recently got allergy tested I tested class 1 real low for corn my allergist said I could still eat it is that okay?
Corn: If you have been eating it without symptoms, it should be fine to eat. Case in point unnecessary food testing should not be done without justifiable suspicion. ...Read more
Recently got allergy tested tested positive for corn class 1 really low allergist said I could stil eat it is that okay?
Last three days everything I eat I end up going to rr with diarrhea no other symptoms no food allergies no one else sick?
Hard to tell: But if it has been present for 3 days and not getting better, it is only prudent for you to consult your doctor about this issue especially if you have been to a less developed country within the past 2 weeks. ...Read more
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