Is there a tomato allergy?

Yes but... It is more common to have a sensitivity to tomatoes which can cause overproduction of stomach acid (heartburn).

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What is the definition or description of: tomato allergy?

Tomato. Tomato allergy is: an allergic (ige mediated) reaction usually to the proteins in the tomato. Symptoms of allergy could be hives/swelling, vomiting, or even anaphylaxis (very unusual for tomato). Allergy testing either by a skin test or blood test for specific ige will confirm an allergy. Read more...
Itching. Patients who are allergic to tomatoes can manifest symptoms of itching on the skin or the lips and mouth. Some will get GI symptoms including nausea. Some patients may get hives and rarely patients may develop wheezing or coughing. At it's worst the reaction could cause anaphylaxis including a fall in blood pressure and shock. The latter reaction could be life threatening, requiring adrenalin. Read more...

Tomato allergy - unique reactions? I'm italian and had tomato sauce all my life.

Get tested. Before you give up on tomatoes, get an ige blood test to see if you are allergic. Immunocap offers such a test. You can get it at quest labs. Maybe you are just having heartburn from the acid? Read more...
M.D. visit/workup. I would advise a detailed history outlining your intake and then possible reactions. If it is consistent with an allergic response, testing can be performed. Read more...