Egg allergy varies from one person to another, and is more common in young children. In most children with egg allergy, the symptoms may disappear when they reach puberty.
Egg allergy includes:
Also, both egg yolks and egg whites contain proteins that can trigger allergic reactions, but allergy to egg whites is the most common. Infants who are breastfed and are allergic to egg proteins may be allergic to breast milk if the mother eats eggs.
Many people can eat foods containing well-cooked eggs without developing any allergy symptoms. Studies show that 70-80% of children with egg allergy can eat bakery products and biscuits containing eggs.
Symptoms of egg allergy
A doctor shall be consulted concerning any allergic reaction to eggs, and how to deal with it, regardless of its strength, and whether the patient is an adult or a child. This is because the allergic reaction varies each time, and so one should take caution and provide the adrenaline pen (needle) to use when necessary.
The most important tips for people with egg allergy:
Types of food containing eggs and degree of cook