Eggs are known as one of the greatest allergy causing ingredients that can affect children mostly. From mild rashes to fever and other digestive problems, an egg allergy has a variety of symptoms that appear immediately upon ingestion. It can also cause a potentially fatal reaction called Anaphylaxis.
HOW IS EGG ALLERGY DIAGNOSED?
The diagnosis of the condition is done by the general physician or a dermatologist who will use a skin prick tests as well as a blood test to find if a raised bump appears following the prick which will reveal undigested and excess protein. Food tracking and an elimination diet may also be used for diagnosis.
HOW IS EGG ALLERGY TREATED?
The best way to avoid egg allergy is to avoid eating eggs. Allergic symptoms of egg allergy can be treated by giving anti-histamines or anti-allergens. People who are allergic to egg need to be cautious about the vaccines, because some of them contain egg
DID YOU KNOW?
Foods that contain eggs can include:
• Baked goods
• Breaded foods
• Processed meat, meatloaf and meatballs
• Puddings and custards
• Salad dressing
• Many pastas
• Foam on alcoholic, specialty coffees