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If I was told by an allergist that I am allergic to chicken, would I be allergic to eggs too?
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Dr. Gary Steven
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Probably not
This is not common, but not impossible.
However, if you have been eating eggs all your life without incident, particularly poorly cooked eggs such as runny scrambled eggs, i wouldn't worry about it. However, if you start to notice itching in your mouth when you eat eggs, or get cramping, vomiting or diarrhea after eating eggs, this is suggestive of allergy, and you should start to avoid all egg.

In brief: Probably not
This is not common, but not impossible.
However, if you have been eating eggs all your life without incident, particularly poorly cooked eggs such as runny scrambled eggs, i wouldn't worry about it. However, if you start to notice itching in your mouth when you eat eggs, or get cramping, vomiting or diarrhea after eating eggs, this is suggestive of allergy, and you should start to avoid all egg.
Dr. Gary Steven
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Dr. Paul Carter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Not necessarily
There is some cross reactivity, however. So it is possible.

In brief: Not necessarily
There is some cross reactivity, however. So it is possible.
Dr. Paul Carter
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