FACT: Some folks have each classes of meals allergy: Immunoglobulin E (IgE)- and non-IgE-mediated meals allergy.
With an IgE-mediated meals allergy, signs consequence from the physique’s immune system making IgE antibodies when a selected meals is eaten.
In distinction, a non-IgE-mediated meals allergy entails different parts of the immune system inflicting signs, quite than IgE antibodies.
Examples of allergic situations which embrace non-IgE-mediated meals allergy are eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE) and meals protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES).
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