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What is Turkey allergy?

What is Turkey allergy?

  • Turkey allergy: A turkey allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to turkeys. The allergy is usually associated with the skin, feathers or excrement from the turkey. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients e.g. skin and respiratory symptoms.

Turkey allergy: Introduction

Types of Turkey allergy:

Broader types of Turkey allergy:

What causes Turkey allergy?

Causes of Turkey allergy: see causes of Turkey allergy

What are the symptoms of Turkey allergy?

Symptoms of Turkey allergy: see symptoms of Turkey allergy

Onset of Turkey allergy: symptoms may occur immediately on contact with the animal or after hours or even longer

Turkey allergy: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Turkey allergy.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Turkey allergy.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Turkey allergy: Allergist/Immunologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Turkey allergy.
Treatments for Turkey allergy: see treatments for Turkey allergy

Name of Turkey allergy

Main name of condition: Turkey allergy


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