What are the symptoms of an egg allergy?

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Egg allergy symptoms are often similar to what you might experience with any other allergy such as a rash, hives, runny nose, or itchy eyes. Like most food allergies, egg allergies can also affect your digestive system. Vomiting, cramping, and an upset stomach are all possible symptoms. In some cases, people may have a very severe reaction to an egg allergy, called anaphylaxis. If you experience symptoms that include a constricted airway, low blood pressure, fast pulse, or vertigo, you may be having an anaphylactic reaction, which requires emergency treatment.

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Egg Allergy

Egg Allergy

Allergies to eggs and egg whites are more common in children than adults, causing rashes, hives, inflamed nasal passages, vomiting and even anaphylaxis, a life-threatening reaction. Many children outgrow this allergy. Over-the-cou...

nter antihistamine medications can help relieve mild allergy symptoms, but avoiding eggs and food containing egg and egg products is the only way to stay safe. Read all product ingredient labels, and be careful even of egg substitutes, which can contain egg whites.
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