15 doctors weighed in:
Can you die from something as common as food allergies?
15 doctors weighed in

Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
10 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Food allergies can and do kill patients.
This is not a disease to take lightly.

In brief: Yes
Food allergies can and do kill patients.
This is not a disease to take lightly.
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Dr. Andrew Murphy
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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree
In brief: FOOD ALLERGY
Yes you can die from food allergy.
You can get acute edema of the larynx and you can stop breathing.If you have confirmed food allergy, youshould avoid that food and keep epi pen on you all the time and if you start choking after eating then inject yourself with Epinephrine and take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and seek immediate medical help.You need to be under care of an allrgist.

In brief: FOOD ALLERGY
Yes you can die from food allergy.
You can get acute edema of the larynx and you can stop breathing.If you have confirmed food allergy, youshould avoid that food and keep epi pen on you all the time and if you start choking after eating then inject yourself with Epinephrine and take Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and seek immediate medical help.You need to be under care of an allrgist.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Charlene Sojico
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Definitely
Need epi-pen at all times. Don't want to risk it.

In brief: Definitely
Need epi-pen at all times. Don't want to risk it.
Dr. Charlene Sojico
Dr. Charlene Sojico
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