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How do I safely test if I have a wheat allergy?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
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In brief: Skin or blood tests

Wheat allergy, as with most food allergies, can be tested for with a blood test looking for antibodies to food proteins.
A allergist can also do skin tests for various food allergies. Celiac disease (gluten allergy) can be tested for with special blood tests (the genetic markers can be found). Gastrointestinal doctors can do a small intestine biopsy, if needed, to help diagnose celiac disease.

In brief: Skin or blood tests

Wheat allergy, as with most food allergies, can be tested for with a blood test looking for antibodies to food proteins.
A allergist can also do skin tests for various food allergies. Celiac disease (gluten allergy) can be tested for with special blood tests (the genetic markers can be found). Gastrointestinal doctors can do a small intestine biopsy, if needed, to help diagnose celiac disease.
Dr. Robert Kwok
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Dr. Jack Mutnick
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Allergist

See an allergist for in-depth testing. It is simple and cheap.

In brief: Allergist

See an allergist for in-depth testing. It is simple and cheap.
Dr. Jack Mutnick
Dr. Jack Mutnick
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