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Why Can I Eat Scrambled Eggs But Have Allergic Reaction To Deviled Eggs
Egg allergy: this is a good question, you need to have your allergy checked by an allergist, have a skin test or blood test to see if you are still allergic ...Read more
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
I'm allergic to egg whites but no obvious reaction to it, can I still eat eggs? I know i'm allergic to egg whites through blood tests...But i didn't notice any allergy reaction I have when i eat eggs. Will it be harmful to my body if i keep eating eggs? O
Read lables: Food allergies vary from mild to life threatening. Most fall into the mild category with many vague effects on digestion or health. Specific food intolerance are best managed by educating yourself on what foods you should avoid.Processed foods may contain items you want to avoid, but the labels will list the contents. Various websites have lists you can download. ...Read more
Could I be allergic to just dippy-cooked eggs? It seems like I can eat scrambled and hard-boiled eggs. What's it mean for vaccines like the flu shot?
Yes: Some egg allergic individuals are able to tolerate well cooked or baked egg, but have issues with under cooked or raw egg. There is no specific recommendations on how well to cook eggs, and care needs to be taken. I would recommend evaluation by a board certified allergist. For the Flu shot- The amount of allergen in the vaccine in minimal, unless you reacted in the past get the vaccine ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NO: Almost 100% of individuals allergic to egg are allergic to egg white or ovoalbumin. A small percentage can tolerate egg yolk; it is safest to avoid all egg products. Recent reports suggest that egg-allergic children might tolerated baked eggs, however it is not straightforward to predict who these semi-tolerant children might be. ...Read more
Usually OK: The chance of cross-reactivity is around 10% so for most people it will be ok. ...Read more
I am allergic to seafood but i can eat tunafish and breaded shrimp can I eat lobster and crab without having an allergic reaction?
Difficult to answer: Seafood includes shellfish and fish. Shellfish includes mollusks and crustaceans. You describe being able to eat a sea dwelling fish (tuna) and a crustacean (shrimp). Therefore you are not allergic to seafood. Lobsters and crabs are crustaceans and share the same allergy inducing protein tropomyosin. It does not appear you are allergic to that or you would have had trouble with shrimp. ...Read more
Don't recommend: I would not want you to learn the hard way that you are allergic to turkey eggs as well. If you want to know see an allergist and be tested. ...Read more
I'm allergic to chicken fish turkey and egg (as in scrambled or hard boiled egg). So can I still eat dark meats and be healthy?
Yes: None of these foods is essential since there are many other alternatives. However since fish and fowls are so immunologically different, just make sure that the diagnosed is based solely on a skin test or blood test. For some reasons, many so -called holistic doctors often order igg instead of ige to foods to diagnose allergy. When in fact, igg may well be the antibody which counters allergy. ...Read more
I know I'm allergic to crustaceans, so I've only eaten calamari and fish. Do you think that I could eat clams, oysters, and mussels?
Usually yes: Most people allergic to crustacea should be able to tolerate mollusk (other types of shellfish). There is no cross-sensitivity between these two. ...Read more
Allergen varies: Different species of fish have different allergy proteins (tuna vs. salmon etc.). You may react to one species but not others. Within the same species, processing meat can denature (unravel) proteins so that they are no longer recognized by the immune system and no longer cause allergy. This can be done by heat (cooking) or by the chemicals used in processing. ...Read more
I'm allergic to strawberries but i want to try wild berry skittles? Could i eat them without getting an allergic reaction? I'm allergic to strawberries but i want to try wild berry skittles? Could i eat them without getting an allergic reaction?
See an allergist: Many people with food allergies, especially egg, can tolerate it when it is cooked. This is because the cooking process denatures the proteins in the food. However, it is important to take food allergies very seriously and to be followed by an allergist. Also, make sure you have epinephrine products with you in case you ever have a severe food allergic reaction. ...Read more
It : It sounds as though you may be suffering from gastro-esophageal reflux disease (gerd). The most common symptoms of gerd are: - heartburn - sore throat - "lump in the throat" sensation or difficulty swallowing - acidic or sour taste in your mouth (some people describe a rotten egg-type taste) - dry cough - hoarseness - regurgitation (wet burps) dairy products such as yogurt or milkshakes can give some relief - milk has antacid properties. You can also try over the counter antacid medications such as Tums (calcium carbonate) or maalox. It is important to discuss these symptoms with your doctor. There are many other antacid and acid blocker medications that can help alleviate your symptoms if your symptoms continue. In the meantime, there are a few things you can do to help: - avoid spicy, acidic, or fatty foods - avoid alcohol and caffeine - quit smoking if you smoke - avoid tight clothing - especially tight belts and pants - eat small meals - do not eat for a few hours before going to bed. Good luck! ...Read more
Why does my stomache ache after eating scrambled or fried eggs? I have no problem eating foods that contain eggs in them like cakes.
Gallbladder disease?: People with gallbladder disease can have similar symptom. See your doctor for a check up. ...Read more
Read the labels: The best way is to read the label of the food you are about to eat. When in doubt, avoid the food. ...Read more
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