Development of new sensitivities
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The development of new sensitivities which were not present before the illness or have worsened since is a common occurence in ME/CFS.
- The International Consensus Criteria lists sensitivities to food, medications, odours or chemicals as an optional criteria for diagnosis, under the section C. Immune, gastro-intestinal and genitourinary Impairments.
Types of sensitivities
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