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Corn Allergy Treatment: Foods and Corn-Derived Ingredients to Avoid

A corn allergy is a rare type of allergic reaction triggered by the protein found in corn and numerous corn products. An allergic reaction occurs when the immune system mistakes an ingested corn protein for a dangerous foreign substance and activates the release of antibodies that in turn trigger the release of inflammatory chemicals called histamines. As a result, common allergy symptoms such as sneezing, coughing, swelling, skin rash or headache usually appear within minutes, […]