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What are the symptoms of food allergy?

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Dr. Douglas Johnston
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Can vary

Ige mediated food allergy symptoms may include hives, swelling, vomiting, abdominal pain, difficulty breathing, and even drop in blood pressure.
Symptoms typically occur within 2 hours of food ingestion. For more info go to foodallergy.Org.

In brief: Can vary

Ige mediated food allergy symptoms may include hives, swelling, vomiting, abdominal pain, difficulty breathing, and even drop in blood pressure.
Symptoms typically occur within 2 hours of food ingestion. For more info go to foodallergy.Org.
Dr. Douglas Johnston
Dr. Douglas Johnston
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Dr. Manav Singla
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: 4 Main symptoms

1) skin – hives (welts), swelling of face/lips, or even hands and feet, itching 2) breathing – shortness of breath, wheezing, tightening of airway, chest tightness, neck tightness 3) gastrointestinal – violent vomiting and abdominal pain 4) heart and vascular – decreased blood pressure leading to fainting.

In brief: 4 Main symptoms

1) skin – hives (welts), swelling of face/lips, or even hands and feet, itching 2) breathing – shortness of breath, wheezing, tightening of airway, chest tightness, neck tightness 3) gastrointestinal – violent vomiting and abdominal pain 4) heart and vascular – decreased blood pressure leading to fainting.
Dr. Manav Singla
Dr. Manav Singla
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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology

In brief: Food allergy symptom

Food allergies can produce a very wide variety of symptoms.
They can cause mouth itching or swelling, tongue or throat swelling, esophageal reflux-type symptoms, food impactions, nausea, vomiting, bloating, abdominal pain, loose stools, diarrhea, flatulence. Outside the GI tract: anaphylaxis, general itching, eye, ear, nose, chest or skin symptoms - rashes, atopic derm, hives; even joint pains.

In brief: Food allergy symptom

Food allergies can produce a very wide variety of symptoms.
They can cause mouth itching or swelling, tongue or throat swelling, esophageal reflux-type symptoms, food impactions, nausea, vomiting, bloating, abdominal pain, loose stools, diarrhea, flatulence. Outside the GI tract: anaphylaxis, general itching, eye, ear, nose, chest or skin symptoms - rashes, atopic derm, hives; even joint pains.
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