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Fast Facts About Multiple Food Allergies
Posted By Janet French On 2010/08/20 @ 3:33 pm In Allergy Basics,Food Allergy | No Comments
According to Dr. Scott Sicherer at New York’s Jaffe Food Allergy Institute, having one food allergy can put you at a higher risk for reaction to other foods.
A person may be generally predisposed to have food allergy and be allergic to multiple, unrelated common allergens such as peanut, egg and milk. Or, a person may be allergic to multiple foods only because those foods share similar proteins. He emphasizes that being allergic to more than one member of a food “family” varies by the food group, and should bediscussed with your allergist. Sicherer describes a number of relationships among food allergies:
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