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What is the solution for allergic reactions to wheat and egg?

i have had pins and needles in my body for some time now, i knew i had intolerance to yeast, but recently had scary experience my chest became heavy and tight and my heart racing, i ended up in hosptial but the ecg normal bloods normal, but i checked the 5 days previous to the event and i changed my diet and ate alot of whole wheat products , the docotors where baffled could i have allergy to wheat? how will i find this out , i have conducted a food diary past week and when i eat eggs i get the same sensation in my arms legs head pins and needles as i do with wheat can you help me. Karen Murphy
Asked On : Sat, 15 Mar 2014
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Yes, these may be due to allergic reaction to wheat and egg.
For wheat allergy, there are two different situations. A person could be just sensitive or allergic to gluten that is in wheat, Barley or Oat products or have Celiac Disease which is an auto-immune mediated condition that affects the lining of the small intestine where the nutrients are absorbed.

Celia disease can be diagnosed with very good blood tests that are available . Anti Gliadin Antibodies, Endomyseal Antibodies can detect the problem and later they can confirm it by taking a sample tissue from the intestine.
Treatment is strict "Gluten Free Diet ".

Get checked for AEC and also using sensitivity testing for allergy.

Answered: Sat, 29 Mar 2014
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