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Food Allergy

Asked for Female, 26 years

Salam, I am having a severe allergy to meat, packed masalas, oil. Sometimes I have noticed wheat also triggers me. As soon as I eat, I badly start itching, my whole body swells up and red patches appear on arms and legs. Upon taking Telfast, I settle down in 10–15 minutes. But the minute I eat something which triggers allergy I swell up like a balloon. Guide me whom should I visit for a proper checkup in Karachi? Which tests should be done?

Responses (1)
Dr. Beenish Ehsan
Family Physician - Karachi

Dear Patient,

I'm sorry to hear that. You need to go to an allergen specialist. Aga khan and a few other labs have specialised tests for food allergies, however since you have identified your trigger foods then you now further need treatment. We wish you a speedy recovery.

For further consultation, you can choose from our list of best Internal Medicine Specialists in Karachi and seek in-person advice.

Dr. Sana Azhar
Hypertension Specialist, Internal Medicine Specialist, Internal Medicine Specialist, Diabetologist
Karachi
Dr.S. Nosheen Zehra
Internal Medicine Specialist
Karachi

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