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How much exactly food is generally required to trigger the food allergy?

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Dr. Arthur Torre
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma
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In brief: Even tiny bites

Depending on how allergic a person is to a food even a tiny bite can cause anaphylaxis.
For less severe or non life-threatening allergies (like eczema) more is often required, but it varies with each patient.

In brief: Even tiny bites

Depending on how allergic a person is to a food even a tiny bite can cause anaphylaxis.
For less severe or non life-threatening allergies (like eczema) more is often required, but it varies with each patient.
Dr. Arthur Torre
Dr. Arthur Torre
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Dr. Stephen Kimura
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Tiny amounts!

If you are truly food allergic, minute amounts of a food protein can cause a serious reaction.
That is why some airlines quit serving peanuts because the circulating peanut dust can cause a reaction. Foods now also carry a warning that they are manufactured in plants where peanuts, or nuts, or other food allergens, are also produced.

In brief: Tiny amounts!

If you are truly food allergic, minute amounts of a food protein can cause a serious reaction.
That is why some airlines quit serving peanuts because the circulating peanut dust can cause a reaction. Foods now also carry a warning that they are manufactured in plants where peanuts, or nuts, or other food allergens, are also produced.
Dr. Stephen Kimura
Dr. Stephen Kimura
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