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Allergen,Individual - Food Tomato Tamatar (Lycopersicon Lycopresicum)

Also known as Tamatar, Allergy, Individual Marker, TOMATO
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Understanding Allergen,Individual - Food Tomato Tamatar (Lycopersicon Lycopresicum)

What is Allergen,Individual - Food Tomato Tamatar (Lycopersicon Lycopresicum)?

Allergen, Individual - Food Tomato Tamatar (Lycopersicon Lycopresicum) test is done to find if the person is allergic to tomatoes or not. The blood test of an allergic individual shows abnormally high levels of an antibody called Immunoglobulin-E (IgE) antibodies, that are released into the blood by the immune system to protect the body against the allergy-causing substance (called an allergen), tomato. Profilin proteins in tomatoes trigger the allergic response. The symptoms are usually mild and include skin rash (hives), abdominal cramps, nausea, itching sensation in the mouth, sneezing, and swelling around the mouth and face. The best way to prevent allergy is to avoid the consumption of tomatoes directly or indirectly. Read the food ingredient labels carefully before purchasing any products.

Interpreting Allergen,Individual - Food Tomato Tamatar (Lycopersicon Lycopresicum) results


* If your total IgE level is increased, it usually indicates that you are suffering from one or more allergies. Sometimes, increased levels are also associated with parasitic infections. * An elevated IgE indicates an allergic process but does not indicate what a person is allergic to. In general, the greater the number of things a person is allergic to, the higher is the IgE level.


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