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Homeopathy for Egg Allergy

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Written by Dr. Manisha Bhatia

Eggs are made up of about 60% egg white and 35% egg yolk. The major egg white allergens are ovomucoid and ovabumin. cooked egg appears to be less allergenic than raw egg. Desensitization can help a certain people to cure their egg allergy.

Egg allergy is very common. It is estimated that around 2% children are allergic to eggs.

Eggs are made up of about 60% egg white and 35% egg yolk. The egg white appears to be slightly more allergenic than the egg yolk. Over 50% of the egg white is composed of protein ovalbumin. The rest is made up from ovotransferrin, ovomucoid, ovomucin, and lysozyme. Other minor proteins include ovoflavoprotein, ovodin, ovomacroglobulin and cystine. The major egg white allergens are ovomucoid, with designated allergen name of Gal d 1, and ovabumin, designated allergen name Gal d 2.

The protein found in egg yolk include lipovittelin, phosvitin, egg yolk specific lipoprotein and apovittelin I and IV. It has been proposed that egg allergy in children is caused by egg white proteins and in adults by livetins in the egg yolk.

Both of the major egg white allergen, ovomucoid and ovalbumin are resistant to denaturation and enzymic digestion. But cooked egg appears to be less allergenic than raw egg.

Egg allergies (Homeopathy Treatment for Food Allergy) may trigger symptoms quickly, including hives, asthma, watery eyes, swelling, and nausea sea shortly after the egg is consumed. Alternately, a delayed sensitivity with symptoms such as headache, diarrhea, or constipation, can develop hours after the food is consumed.

Egg allergy is significant not only because egg is hidden in many foods, especially cakes, biscuits, pastries, some breads and many sauces, but it is also used in the manufacture of some vaccines.

egg allergy, symptoms and treatmentEgg allergy symptoms

This condition gets diagnosed early in childhood because the children start developing pain in abdomen and diarrhea or asthmatic breathing or skin allergy (Homeopathy Treatment for Allergy) after they consume eggs or any food article that contains eggs like bread, cake, biscuits etc. The common symptoms are:

Respiratory symptoms

  • Wheezing
  • Coughing
  • Runny nose

Skin symptoms

Gastrointestinal symptoms

  • Nausea
  • Pain in abdomen
  • Diarrhea
  • Vomiting

Other allergic symptoms mainly include

  • Red, watery, itchy eyes
  • Swelling of face, tongue, and lips
  • Egg allergy may also cause anaphylaxis in hyper reactions.

Egg allergy diagnosis

Diagnosis mainly include detailed investigations for sign and symptoms, physical examination, history of diet, elimination diet and studying symptoms. Egg allergy tests mainly include skin tests and blood tests.

Egg Allergy Treatment

There are no drugs available to treat allergy to eggs. Desensitization can help a certain people to cure their egg allergy. The god news is that up to 70% children grow out of this allergic reaction to eggs by the time they turn 16.

Homeopathic treatment for egg allergy

Homeopathy is one of the most popular holistic systems of medicine. The selection of remedy is based upon the theory of individualization and symptoms similarity by using holistic approach.

This is the only way through which a state of complete health can be regained by removing all the sign and symptoms from which the patient is suffering.

The aim of homeopathy is not only to treat egg allergy but to address its underlying cause and individual susceptibility. As far as therapeutic medication is concerned, several remedies are available to treat egg allergy that can be selected on the basis of cause, sensations and modalities of the complaints.

For individualized remedy selection and treatment, the patient should consult a qualified homeopathic doctor in person. There are following remedies which are helpful in the treatment of allergic reaction and symptoms after consuming eggs:

Colchicum, Pulsatilla, Ferrum met, Ferrum mur, Sulphur, Calcarea Carb, Androctonus, Calcarea Flour, Chininum Ars, Cocculus Indica, Ledum Pal, Merc Cor, Bryonia, Nux vomica, Natrum mur, Musa and many other medicines aer comonly indicated for symptoms of egg allergy.

Rubrics for Egg Allergy

Generals: Food and Drinks, Egg, agg

Diarrhoea, Eggs, after: Chininum ars, Lycopodium

Nausea, Eggs after: Ferrum-met, Colchicum, Sycococcus

Eructations, eggs after: Citrulus

Coryza, Eggs after: Sycoccocus bacillus

Eruptions, Urticaria, Nettle-rash, eggs after: Astacus, Tela araneae

This list of remedies and symptoms for egg allergy is neither exhaustive, nor complete. Please consult your general physician in person to find out about its symptoms and treatment. For homeopathy treatment of allergies, consult a qualified homeopath/doctor in person.

 

About the author

Dr. Manisha Bhatia

BHMS, M.D. (Hom), CICH (Greece)
Dr. (Mrs) Manisha Bhatia is a leading homeopathy doctor working in Jaipur, India. She has studied with Prof. George Vithoulkas at the International Academy of Classical Homeopathy. She is the Director of Asha Homeopathy Medical Center, Jaipur's leading clinic for homeopathy treatment and has been practicing since 2004.

She writes for Hpathy.com about homeopathic medicines and their therapeutic indications and homeopathy treatment in various diseases. She is also Associate Professor, HoD and PG Guide at S.K. Homeopathy Medical College. To consult her online, - visit Dr. Bhatia's website.

6 Comments

  • I am suffering from acidity problem last ten years. It begun after hepatatis. But in time no any jerm. I have used alopathy medicine. But no solve this problem. Pls slove this problem for permanently.

  • Sir my name is lokpriya Tilak and I am suffering from egg allergy from last 20years . When I am taking a single egg then a vigrous pain feels in my abdomen. Kindly suggests me some appropriate medicine thanks.

    • I’m Ahmad from Pakistan of age 19 years old.From last 10 years am suffering from allergic,due to *egg yolk,chicken and shell fish* .As it’s diagnosed only a 6 month back that am suffering from this disease.I couldn’t find Best medicine against such allergens.Used Anti allergic tablets too much.Now tired up of being sedative by drugs action.Kindly suggest some good medication.

  • Sir/ Madam
    I Yogesh Baijal having age 71 years believe in Homeopathy for all ailments but since 2010 I am suffering with the watering problem from eyes. RHS eye is mainly effected. Watering become too much in cold air , during reading etc. I have taken Euphrasia 30/200/1M also but no improvement is experienced Pl. suggest me suitable med. I am also using CINERARIA E/d of Germany

  • I am suffering from egg allergy since 25 years and i want a complete cure from it so that i can start eating eggs again . Problem after having eggs is stomach pain , vomiting and discomfort.

    • Yogesh, I would have to ask you, are you at the very least eating organic eggs? Are you eating the usual white eggs from the supermarket? For all you know, it could be what they’re putting in the feed at factory farms that you’re allergic to. It’s funny that you used to be able to eat eggs and I wonder what could have happened that made your body turn against them. Did you used to eat them to excess? How long have you gone without eating them? Is there anything else you can’t eat? “Desires eggs which agg.” lists only 2 remedies: Calc-carb and Carcinosin.

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