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What is a food allergy?
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Dr. Manav Singla
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Immunologic response
A food allergy is a specific immunologic response that your body has to a food that can lead to various symptoms.
This is different from a food intolerance, such as excess gas, nausea or diarrhea.

In brief: Immunologic response
A food allergy is a specific immunologic response that your body has to a food that can lead to various symptoms.
This is different from a food intolerance, such as excess gas, nausea or diarrhea.
Dr. Manav Singla
Dr. Manav Singla
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Dr. Luis Matos
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: If you don't look...
If you suspect specific foods that trigger itching, hives, throat swelling, intestinal cramping, diarrhea, dumping syndrome.
And loss of consiousness by dropping you blood pressure you have a food allergy. This situation is very common and it would help to have allergy skin testing to figure out which ones they are.

In brief: If you don't look...
If you suspect specific foods that trigger itching, hives, throat swelling, intestinal cramping, diarrhea, dumping syndrome.
And loss of consiousness by dropping you blood pressure you have a food allergy. This situation is very common and it would help to have allergy skin testing to figure out which ones they are.
Dr. Luis Matos
Dr. Luis Matos
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