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Traditional and Non-Traditional Corn Allergy Symptoms

Allergists and other medical professionals tend to only recognize the traditional symptoms; the non-traditional symptoms tend to be those family members identify.

Corn AllergensTraditional Symptoms

Traditional allergic reactions include:

  • Anaphylaxis
  • Asthma attacks and/or shortness-of-breath
  • Breathing and/or swallowing difficulties
  • Drop in blood pressure
  • Intestinal issues, such as stomach discomfort/cramps/pain, diarrhea, nausea and/or vomiting
  • Migraine headaches
  • Rashes and/or hives
  • Tongue, face and/or throat swelling and/or tingling

Non-Traditional Symptoms

Non-traditional reactions include:

  • Depression
  • Disturbed sleep
  • Eczema
  • Corn AllergensFatigue
  • *Fuzzy thinking*
  • Joint pains
  • Hyperactivity (especially in children)
  • Inability to concentrate
  • Lethargy
  • Mood swings and/or behavioral changes (especially in children)
  • Night sweats
  • *Raccoon* eyes
  • Recurring ear infections
  • Respiratory conditions
  • Sinus conditions
  • Urinary tract infections (UTI)

For the most part, everyone's corn allergy symptoms are slightly different, as well as the tolerance (or intolerance) of amounts of corn that can be ingested. Do not assume that your corn allergy symptoms will match someone else's, nor that what is safe for them to eat will be safe for you.