Food Allergy & Intolerance

Food Allergy

Immediate reaction after contact with allergen

A pile of seafoodSymptoms

  • Swelling of the throat
  • Hives
  • Bloating sensation
  • Stomach or abdominal pain
  • Asthma
  • Abrupt diarrhoea

Test for Food Allergy

Skin prick test and blood test for IgE antibodies to specific foods.

Food Intolerance

Reaction may occur up to several hours or days after contact with allergen


  • Chronic fatigue
  • Arthritis
  • Hives
  • Eczema
  • Headaches
  • Water retention
  • Chronic cough

Test for Food Tolerance

Blood test for IgG antibodies to specific foods. An added advantage is that the blood sample can be tested for more than 90 different foods.

If you experience any of these symptoms, you can make an appointment with our specialists to find out the source of your adverse food reactions.

Contact Raffles Ear, Nose & Throat Centre

Make an enquiry if you require more information.

Our staff will get back to you within 2 working days.