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Diagnosing Alpha-Gal Syndrome

How is Alpha-Gal Syndrome Diagnosed?

Updated 9-21-2017

Considering alpha-gal syndrome(AGS) is relatively new to medicine in the grand scheme of things, diagnosing the ailment can be tricky, to say the least. From symptoms that are easily confused with other more common issues, to a general lack of common knowledge on the subject, doctors are put to the test when called on to recognise this condition.  … Read the rest

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Symptoms of Alpha-Gal Syndrome

Alpha-gal syndrome (AGS), characterized by the sudden onset of an often atypical allergic reaction to mammal products and sometimes carrageenan, was not described until 2009.  As awareness of alpha-gal syndrome and the ticks that are known to trigger it spread, so too do the number of confirmed cases.  Read the rest

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