Egg allergy symptoms can include: Skin inflammation or hives — the most common egg allergy reaction. Nasal congestion, runny nose and sneezing (allergic rhinitis) Digestive symptoms, such as cramps, nausea and vomiting. Asthma signs and symptoms such as coughing, wheezing, chest tightness or shortness of breath.
The onset of the allergy could come on suddenly in adults with no history of food intolerance. Stress, alterations in intestinal microbes, inflammatory intestinal disorders, and certain medications have been seen to contribute to triggering egg allergies in adults.