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by Dr Dinkar Bakshi
Fri Feb 14, 2020 8:03 am
Forum: general
Topic: Multiple Allergies
Replies: 2
Views: 1432

Re: Multiple Allergies

Hi Janet, You need to meet an allergist or gastroenterologist. Difficult to comment without actually assessing you in clinic but it would be helpful to consider eosinophilic gut disease as a cause. This is usually diagnosed after doing an upper GI endoscopy and biopsy with high numbers of eosinophil...
by Dr Dinkar Bakshi
Fri Feb 14, 2020 7:53 am
Forum: environmental allergies
Topic: Perfume allergy
Replies: 4
Views: 2585

Re: Perfume allergy

Hi Sam, It is advisable to get patch testing done for contact dermatitis. Some of the ingredients in fragrances and perfumes that are known to cause allergy are included in the panel. Based on the results, information can be provided regarding commercial products with those particular ingredients th...
by Dr Dinkar Bakshi
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: allergy testing
Topic: pin prick 4 tests done by ENT specialist
Replies: 2
Views: 1569

Re: pin prick 4 tests done by ENT specialist

Hi Ruth, All the allergy tests have limitations, but skin prick testing if done by a trained allergy clinician, is the most accurate. You need to do as many pollens as possible. There are 2 kinds of house dust mite, European and American, for which tests are available. There are blood tests availabl...
by Dr Dinkar Bakshi
Sat Feb 08, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: food allergy and intolerance
Topic: raw fruits
Replies: 9
Views: 18556

Re: raw fruits

Hi Cherrybena, This is not uncommon if you also have hay fever. Some of the proteins in fresh fruits, especially stone fruits, have similarity in structure to tree and grass pollen. This causes a limited reaction with tingling around the mouth and lips. It does not cause a life threatening reaction....
by Dr Dinkar Bakshi
Thu Feb 15, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: food allergy
Topic: Airborne Food Allergy
Replies: 2
Views: 1414

Re: Airborne Food Allergy

There is no conclusive answer to this as the effects may be variable amongst different food allergens and the actual amount of allergen inhaled. I have seen cases of significant allergy to fish allergen inhalation when it is being cooked in the household. There have also been a few reports of reacti...
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