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Gi Issues And Food Allergies

Gi Issues And Food Allergies

Does anyone else deal with foods that cause GI issues? These GI issues are ontop of the allergy symptoms.

Also does anyone else get fatigue and headaces. As i cant get rid of the fatigue.

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member

I'm gluten intolerance and dairy intolerance and now not to much salt my head hurt and I throw up I have GI issues when that happens that when my head hurt and I throw up.

Can A Severe Migraine Be Considered Anaphylaxis?

Can A Severe Migraine Be Considered Anaphylaxis?

Can a severe migraine - headache, aura's, nausea, vomiting, light & sound sensitivity, and only being able to tolerate ginger ale and mint tea(no solids) for 5 days - be considered anaphylaxis?

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member

Same with me - to most allergists, I'm not allergic to peanuts, but am sensitive to peanuts. My old allergist (who retired about 10 years ago) said I could include peanuts on my allergy list because… read more

What Is Your Best Alternative For Dairy Products?

What Is Your Best Alternative For Dairy Products?

What is your tastiest Dairy alternative? (Ice cream, yogurt, butter, cheese) etc.

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member

Country Crock makes plant butter that is a really good substitute. I made apple crisp with it and I thought it was as good as dairy butter.

Told To Cut Out Cows Milk And Yeast! Very Worried About Having No Carbs And Dairy And My Energy Levels. What Can I Eat? Please Help!

Told To Cut Out Cows Milk And Yeast! Very Worried About Having No Carbs And Dairy And My Energy Levels. What Can I Eat? Please Help!

Recently been told I must cut out cows milk (all dairy) and all yeast forever. Its an intolerance rather than an allergy, but already I'm feeling tired and running on empy. I just have no idea what I can and cannot eat. But also, what can I replace foods with so I don't miss out on important nutrients. Feeling very down about it all. Any advice would be highly welcomed. Thanks

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member

There are a lot of great alternatives to dairy and yeast - I would check out the 'free from' section of the grocery store or in the health food area for yeast free options
Here is a great place to… read more

Can You Have Any Food Allergies Or Intolerances That Just Cause Coughing?

Can You Have Any Food Allergies Or Intolerances That Just Cause Coughing?

I sometimes start getting like i dry itching mouth and start getting or going into severe coughing with some things like some foods or anything else that causes these symptoms? Thanks, Jessika

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member

Eliminate them 1 at a time and then see what happens. Then try to reintroduce and see what then happens. Only problem - it sounds easy but you don't individually eat those foods, normally people mix… read more

Hello, Could You Tell Me Which Is More Accurate...the Skin Prick Test Or A Blood RAST Test Please? Thank You

Hello, Could You Tell Me Which Is More Accurate...the Skin Prick Test Or A Blood RAST Test Please? Thank You

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member

The skin tests are more susceptible to errors if you've taken any allergy medication, even days before. Whereas the blood test is not affected.

Food Limitations Have Me Getting Less Than 500 Calories A Day, Nutritionists Are Stumped. What Can I Do?

Food Limitations Have Me Getting Less Than 500 Calories A Day, Nutritionists Are Stumped. What Can I Do?

I am allergic to or sensitive to most common foods: Dairy, grains, gluten, soy, Sesame, legume, nuts, tree nuts, poultry, pork, fish, shellfish, eggs, gourds (melons, cucumbers, pumpkin), green veggies, nightshades, most fruits (stone fruits, apples, citrus). I have contacted formula manufacturers but no one has anything suitable for me. I now have SMA syndrome because I've lost so much weight. Does anyone have any suggestions on how to get more calories in? I also have TMJ issues so I have to… read more

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This is very much like me , Iv struggled on and suffered but now I have to seriously end my relationship with a lot of foods. Fortunately I have a good weight atm but I can see this is going to become… read more

Food Intolerances

Food Intolerances

Hello everyone
I have been suffering for many years the excruciating stomach pain if I eat raw fruits and vegetables such as Avocado, Raspberries, Banana etc. The list keeps on increasing every year and one food item gets added
The pain is a level 9 on a scale of 10 and I feel very flushed, palpitations etc. I believe it is intolerance to these food.
On top I have egg, honey and pine nut allergy.
I have tried to explain this to many doctors over the year but nobody seems to find an answer.
Any… read more

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member

I also get cramps in tummy with banana and tongue tingling on to burning sensation as the digestion goes on. I get this same feeling to be honest with almost everything. I try to avoid dairy… read more

Peanut Kemels

Peanut Kemels

I have a question about peanut allergy. My son has peanut and other tree nuts allergy and he is avoiding them more than 10 years. He accidentally ate the below product because it says not contain peanut but filling has peanut kemels. Fortunately, he doesn't have any reaction when he ate this foods. I checked about peanut kemels(might be kernel?) on the web but I didn't get an answer. What is peanut kemels and why isn't it put in allergic information
Below picture is food package which… read more

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member

usually not the peanut but how it was manufactured; & if it was clean sterile inviroment