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Infant Food Allergy Symptom
Many possible ones.: Symptoms of infant food allergies can include poor weight gain, hives, bloody diarrhea, severe eczema, facial/eyelid/tongue/lip/throat swelling, itching, chest tightness, wheeze, vomiting, abdominal pain, rapid pulse, dizziness, low blood pressure, fainting, and/or respiratory or cardiac arrest. Please see your child's doctor or an allergist asap for evaluation if you suspect a food allergy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
Food allergy symptom: In general, there are 3 ways food allergy can present. The most dramatic one that we often refer to is immediate reaction that can cause hives, nausea, vomiting, throat closing and can be life threatening. Other types of food allergy can be more subtle and present chronically like esophagitis, gastroenteritis, colitis (difficulty swallowing, abdo pain, bloody stool...) or eczema. ...Read more
Recognize first...: Based on clinical history and suspicion. Then test correlative to the history. If any positives show up, you should avoid and re-test at frequent intervals to determine if your child has outgrown the allergy. And please do not underestimate food allergies, always carry an epi injector if symptoms are anything beyond eczema flaring. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Do infants have food allergies that will eventually go away if their parents do not have those food allergies?
Yes: Most food allergies in infants go away in time whether or not their parents have those allergies. Food allergies that cause eczema are more like to go away (or at lease decrease) in a year or 2. Those that can cause life threatening anaphylaxis may still resolve with time but may not go away with the same frequency. Food allergy can often be diagnosed with a history & prick skin tests. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Skin, breathing, gut: Skin - eczema, hives. Respiratory - nasal congestion, cough, wheezing, coughing up blood. Gastrointestinal - swollen tongue or lips, vomiting, difficulty swallowing, abdominal pain, diarrhea, bright red blood in stool. Cardiovascular - rapid heart rate, pallor, shock. No one baby has all of these symptoms. ...Read more
Baby girl has severe multiple food allergy with symptoms of anaphylaxis but drs say no to epipen (epinephrine). Why would they do that?
I have three food allergies that just manifested @age 35. now im ill all the time. Could these allergies be a symptom of another disease? why so late?
? intolerance: vs a true allergy to whatever foods that cause the problem, yes food allergy can occur late, although uncommon, you need to see an allergist/ immunologist and may be a gastro-enterlogist and a dietician, but ask your primary doctor first for initial evaluation, best wishes ...Read more