How common is grape allergy in us?

Very small. For pure grape allergies, the number is extremely small. However, grape allergies are extremely complex owing to folks being poly allergic-both sensitised and allergic to several other different foods, pollens, molds, pesticides.

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How common is grape allergy in italians?

Unknown. It is probably extremely uncommon in italians much like the general population at large to have a "pure" grape allergy. As mentioned previously, molds, yeast, pesticides, and sulfites associated with grapes can also be the culprit. Ethnic group studies/data regarding grape allergies have not been collected in the scientific literature in my med search. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: Grape allergy?

Food allergy. Allergy to any food, in this case grape will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure etc. Food allergy is diagnosed with clinical history followed by skin or blood test and that information helps establish the diagnosis and severity of the allergy. Read more...

All of a sudden a grape allergy. Can I have wine?

Would not advise. There have been associations of grape allergies with wine. The major allergen of grape has been scientifically identified as endochitinase 4a. Check with your personal doctor or allergist. Read more...

If I have a grape allergy, does that mean id also be allergic to wine?

You maybe! Chances are that you are allergic to wine, however, grapes can be associated with other allergens: pesticides, yeast/mold, and sulfites. They have identified the allergen for grape as: endochitinase 4a. Read more...

All of a sudden a grape allergy? Too much wine?

Probably not. New-onset, true food allergies in adults is not very common. It is far more common for adults to develop food intolerances, in which something in the food - a protein, carbohydrate, chemical or additive - doesn't interact well with your body chemistry. Discuss your symptoms with your primary physician or allergist to help figure out what's really going on and what you should do about it. Read more...