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How does one go about getting tested for food allergies if suspecting gluten or grain?

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Dr. Paul Carter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: See a doctor

If you have symptoms consistent with food allergy, your doctor may wish to send you to a board certified allergist for further evaluation for food allergy.
This may include allergy testing applied to the skin and/ or a blood test for specific ige to the food. Both have advantages and disadvantages.

In brief: See a doctor

If you have symptoms consistent with food allergy, your doctor may wish to send you to a board certified allergist for further evaluation for food allergy.
This may include allergy testing applied to the skin and/ or a blood test for specific ige to the food. Both have advantages and disadvantages.
Dr. Paul Carter
Dr. Paul Carter
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Skin, blood, scope

Start your journey by discussing your symptoms as well as your suspicions with your primary care physician.
You may not even have a food allergy or gluten enteropathy. Food allergy testing is done either by placing drops of food in your skin or by rast, a blood test. Gluten enteropathy can be detected by blood test (ttg) but upper G.I. Endoscopy by a gastroenterologist is diagnostic.

In brief: Skin, blood, scope

Start your journey by discussing your symptoms as well as your suspicions with your primary care physician.
You may not even have a food allergy or gluten enteropathy. Food allergy testing is done either by placing drops of food in your skin or by rast, a blood test. Gluten enteropathy can be detected by blood test (ttg) but upper G.I. Endoscopy by a gastroenterologist is diagnostic.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Dr. Steven Machtinger
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