SOY

Allergen in food

Soybean

Allergy to soybeans is common in Sweden, the allergic reactions occur when the body's immune system reacts to the allergen.

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About the soybean allergen

Soybeans are a common food that people can be allergic to. A soy allergy occurs when the body's immune system reacts against certain proteins found in soybeans. This can lead to a variety of symptoms, from mild to severe.

The symptoms of a soy allergy can vary from person to person, but may include:

  • skin rash
  • itching
  • hives
  • swelling of the face, lips or tongue
  • magont
  • vomiting
  • diarrhea
  • breathing difficulties
  • anaphylaxis (a serious allergic reaction that can be life-threatening).

Soybeans are found in many foods, including soy products such as tofu, soy milk and soy sauce, but also in many other foods used as ingredients in cooking. For people with a soy allergy, it is important to read the ingredients list carefully and avoid all foods containing soybeans.

How can I find out if I am allergic to soybeans?

It is possible to find out if you are allergic to soybeans through a blood test that measures the levels of IgE antibodies in your blood that are specific to soybeans. If these levels are high, it may indicate an allergic reaction to soybeans.

It is important to note that a blood test is not the only diagnostic method for a soy allergy. A doctor may also use other diagnostic tools, such as a skin test or a food challenge, to confirm a diagnosis.

Tests containing the allergen Soybean

Comprehensive allergy testing

Allergy test Plus

11 Biomarkers
Blood sample
How does the blood test take place?
Sampling for this test is done via a venous blood sample. The sample is usually taken from a vein in the crook of the elbow and is performed by trained healthcare professionals. How much blood you are allowed to give depends on the number of health markers to be analyzed. The sampling usually takes a few minutes.
  • Measures IgE antibodies against several allergens.
  • Allergy analysis for fur animals, foodstuffs and pollen.
  • May indicate an allergic reaction to fur animals.
  • Recommended if you suspect multiple allergies.

1595 kr

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Allergy test foods

Food Allergy Detect

6 Biomarkers
Blood sample
How does the blood test take place?
Sampling for this test is done via a venous blood sample. The sample is usually taken from a vein in the crook of the elbow and is performed by trained healthcare professionals. How much blood you are allowed to give depends on the number of health markers to be analyzed. The sampling usually takes a few minutes.
  • Measures IgE antibodies against common food allergens.
  • Allergy analysis for several foods.
  • May indicate an allergic reaction.
  • Recommended if you suspect a food allergy.

295 kr

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