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Can you be allergic to vitamin?

7 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joshua Davidson
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

But, you can be allergic to a dye that is used in the preparation of a given vitamin.

In brief: No

But, you can be allergic to a dye that is used in the preparation of a given vitamin.
Dr. Joshua Davidson
Dr. Joshua Davidson
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Dr. James Cunnar
Family Medicine

In brief: No

But, you can be allergic to the additives that are used to cut the vitamin.

In brief: No

But, you can be allergic to the additives that are used to cut the vitamin.
Dr. James Cunnar
Dr. James Cunnar
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Dr. Angelica Balingit
Internal Medicine

In brief: No

The body needs vitamins to function normally.
There could be allergies to additives in vitamins. These additives are placed to make the vitamin in pill form.

In brief: No

The body needs vitamins to function normally.
There could be allergies to additives in vitamins. These additives are placed to make the vitamin in pill form.
Dr. Angelica Balingit
Dr. Angelica Balingit
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Dr. KHALIL MALIK
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: No

Strictly speaking, vitamins are such small molecules that immune system does not react with them directly.
Therefore reactions to vitamins are not likely to be allergic in nature.

In brief: No

Strictly speaking, vitamins are such small molecules that immune system does not react with them directly.
Therefore reactions to vitamins are not likely to be allergic in nature.
Dr. KHALIL MALIK
Dr. KHALIL MALIK
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Dr. Alan Resnik
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

Vitamins can cause allergies which may be manifested by asthma, general fatigue, runny nose, skin rashes, wheezing, and a myriad of other symptoms.

In brief: Yes

Vitamins can cause allergies which may be manifested by asthma, general fatigue, runny nose, skin rashes, wheezing, and a myriad of other symptoms.
Dr. Alan Resnik
Dr. Alan Resnik
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Dr. Thomas Rosenberg
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: It depends uopn the

Allergens are the initiator of allergic reactions.
We generally look for allergenic causing proteins which may be included in vitamin compounds.

In brief: It depends uopn the

Allergens are the initiator of allergic reactions.
We generally look for allergenic causing proteins which may be included in vitamin compounds.
Dr. Thomas Rosenberg
Dr. Thomas Rosenberg
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