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Is a food allergy similar to or different from contact hypersensitivity reactions?

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Dr. John Overholt
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Different

They are both immune reactions but the similarity ends there.
They involve different cells of the immune system, have different symptoms, onset and duration and are treated differently.

In brief: Different

They are both immune reactions but the similarity ends there.
They involve different cells of the immune system, have different symptoms, onset and duration and are treated differently.
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