Despite the fact that buckwheat is not related to frequent allergens, cases of Allergy to it is widely known around the world.
People experience allergies to buckwheat in the use of national dishes, most commonly Asian, according to the Chronicle.info with reference to facenews.ua.
Allergic to buckwheat develops relatively rare, so it is described as an unusual reaction, which we must remember, says allergist-immunologist Olga Gogoleva.
Most often it occurs in children, but described isolated cases in adults.
Because of the fashion for proper nutrition and a gluten-free diet buckwheat were often there, so there is the likelihood of increased allergies to buckwheat.
How does an Allergy to buckwheat:
- Allergic angioedema;
- Gastrointestinal manifestations;
- The symptoms of allergic rhinitis;
- The aggravation of bronchial asthma;
- Anaphylaxis (generalized allergic reaction).
- How to diagnose Allergy to buckwheat:
- A blood test for specific IgE by the ImmunoCAP method to the buckwheat.
- Skin tests using a double prick test.
The physician noted that laboratory testing of IgE antibodies to buckwheat can cross-communicate with other agents: cashew nuts, rice, poppy seeds, sesame seeds, latex.
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This does not mean that the detection of antibodies to these products you need to look for allergic to buckwheat. Rather, it is another argument in favor of the fact that variations in the tests can be false positive, and so they must always be accompanied by symptoms.