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I'm a 43 yr old female with allergies to meat & dairy. Do I risk developing autoimmune disease or other illness if I don't eliminate these foodd?

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Dr. Justin Greiwe
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: IgE-mediated allergy

True food allergies or IgE-mediated allergies to cows milk and meat would not put you at risk for developing an autoimmune disease.
If you are truly allergic then you should strictly eliminate these foods from your diet as even small, accidental exposures can cause life-threatening reactions. Sounds like you might need to discuss your concerns with allergist or primary doctor to determine risks.

In brief: IgE-mediated allergy

True food allergies or IgE-mediated allergies to cows milk and meat would not put you at risk for developing an autoimmune disease.
If you are truly allergic then you should strictly eliminate these foods from your diet as even small, accidental exposures can cause life-threatening reactions. Sounds like you might need to discuss your concerns with allergist or primary doctor to determine risks.
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