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Can I develop wheat allergies as an adult?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

It is uncommon for teenagers and adults to develop a wheat allergy. However-once adults develop wheat allergies-they tend to have them for the rest of their lives. Wheat allergies are most prevalent in children. However-children often outgrow this allergy by the time they are five.

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