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Are metabollic food reactions allergic reactions?

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: No

Food allergic reactions are mediated by the ige allergic antibody.
Reactions mediated by metabolic factors occur without an ige antibody, so an allergy skin or blood ige test is not helpful.

In brief: No

Food allergic reactions are mediated by the ige allergic antibody.
Reactions mediated by metabolic factors occur without an ige antibody, so an allergy skin or blood ige test is not helpful.
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