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  • A food allergy is anexaggerated immuneresponse triggered byeggs, peanuts, milk, orsome other specificfood.
  • Shrimp(people of all ages)
  • Milk(mostly in children)
  • Egg(Mostly in children)
  • Wheat(mostly in children)
  • Fish(Older children and adults)
  • Symptoms usually begin within 2hours after eating. Rarely, thesymptoms may begin hours aftereating the food.
  • Stomachcramps
  • Nasalcongestion
  • itching
  • &
  • Low blood pressure
  • Skin test
  • Blood and skin test
  •  used to conform that have an allergic.
  •  used to conform that have an allergic. With eliminations diets avoid the suspected food until symptoms disappear.
  •  used to conform that have an allergic. With eliminations diets, avoid the suspected food until symptoms disappear. Start eating the food again to see if develop an allergic reaction.
  •  used to conform that have an allergic. With eliminations diets, avoid the suspected food until symptoms disappear. Start eating the food again to see if develop an allergic reaction. Then, eat a small amount of the suspected food under medical supervision.
  •  used to conform that have an allergic. With eliminations diets, avoid the suspected food until symptoms disappear. Start eating the food again to see if develop an allergic reaction. Then, eat a small amount of the suspected food under medical supervision. This type of test may cause severe allergic reactions.
  •  used to conform that have an allergic. With eliminations diets, avoid the suspected food until symptoms disappear. Start eating the food again to see if develop an allergic reaction. Then, eat a small amount of the suspected food under medical supervision. This type of test may cause severe allergic reactions. Challenge testing should only be done by a health care provider.
  • Check to doctor
  • medicine
  • Inject theepinephrine
  • asthma
  • REFERENCES
  • JOURNAL A.M. Branum, S.L. Lukacs.Food allergy among children in the United States.Pediatrics, 124 (2009), pp. 1549–1555 Stacie M. Jones,A. Wesley Burks. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, January 2013, Pages 3–11 Anna Nowak-Węgrzyn. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, March 2011, Pages 558–573
  • WEB-SITES Melissa Conrad Stöppler.Food Allergy.retrived from.http://www.medicinenet.com/food_allergy/articl e.htm 8 Facts about food allergies.retrived from http://www.allergyaware.org/articles/facts_about_fo od_allergies.html
  • ARTICLE William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR. Food Allergy on 6/7/2011