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Allergen, Individual - Food Sesame Seed Test, Price, Normal Range | Sprint Diagnostics Hyderabad

Sesame seeds are derived from the sesame plant and are often used in various cuisines around the world. They are popular for their rich, nutty flavor and high nutritional content. However, for some individuals, consuming sesame seeds or products containing them can trigger an allergic reaction. The Allergen, Individual - Food Sesame Seed test helps to determine whether an individual has an allergy to sesame seeds.

This test analyzes the blood for specific antibodies that the body produces in response to proteins in sesame seeds. In individuals who are allergic to sesame seeds, the immune system erroneously identifies proteins in the seeds as harmful, resulting in an allergic reaction.


  • Test Name Allergen, Individual - Food Sesame Seed
  • Sample Type Blood
  • Preparations Required No fasting is required before this test. Normal water consumption is allowed and no special preparation is necessary.
  • Report Time 2 days

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Frequently Asked Questions

Common symptoms include hives, itching, redness of the skin, nasal congestion, difficulty breathing, stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, and in severe cases, anaphylaxis.

This test is vital in identifying a sesame seed allergy so that affected individuals can take steps to avoid sesame seeds and manage their allergy effectively.

Management of a sesame seed allergy includes avoiding products containing sesame seeds, reading food labels carefully, and having medications such as antihistamines or epinephrine on hand for emergencies.

Sunflower seeds, flaxseeds, and chia seeds are good alternatives that provide similar nutritional benefits to sesame seeds.

Some children may outgrow a sesame seed allergy, but in many cases, the allergy continues into adulthood.

Yes, in some individuals, a sesame seed allergy can cause a severe, life-threatening reaction known as anaphylaxis.

If you experience severe symptoms such as difficulty breathing or loss of consciousness, use an epinephrine auto-injector if available and seek emergency medical attention immediately.

A sesame seed allergy is diagnosed through blood tests that measure the presence of specific antibodies, and skin prick tests. Consulting a doctor is essential for proper diagnosis.

Avoiding the consumption of sesame seeds and taking antihistamines as prescribed by a doctor can affect the levels of antibodies.

Genetics play a significant role in allergies and this is considered a non-modifiable factor.

There is no known way to prevent the development of a sesame seed allergy. However, early identification and management can prevent severe reactions.

Sesame seed allergies are becoming increasingly common, particularly in Western countries.

Consult an allergist or immunologist if you suspect you have a sesame seed allergy.

Yes, individuals allergic to sesame seeds may also be allergic to other seeds and nuts due to similar proteins.

It is not safe to consume sesame oil if you are allergic to sesame seeds, as it may still contain proteins that trigger an allergic reaction.

If you suspect that you have a sesame seed allergy or have experienced symptoms after consuming sesame seeds, it is important to consult a doctor. Proper management of this allergy is critical to avoid potentially severe reactions and maintain a good quality of life. By understanding and managing this allergy, you can make informed choices about your diet and health.

Allergen, Individual - Food Sesame Seed
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