Learning more about food allergies

Egg Allergy

Egg allergy is one of the most common food allergies in infants less than 3 years of age. Second only, because the most common is cows' milk allergy.

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Fish Allergy

Usually lifelong, finned or scaly fish can cause severe allergic reactions.Approximately 40 percent of people with fish allergy have experienced their first allergic reaction as adults.

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Milk Allergy

Allergy to cow’s milk is the most common food allergy in early childhood. Milk allergy is an abnormal and …response by the body's immune system to milk and dairy products.

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Peanut Allergy

Peanut allergy is very common, especially in children, young adults and certain ethnic groups. Peanut allergy symptoms can vary from a minor irritation to a life-t

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Shellfish Allergy

Usually lifelong, allergies to shellfish cause an allergic reaction when you eat shellfish like marine animals with shells, such as shrimp, crab, and lobster, as well as octopus and squid.

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Seed Allergy (sesame)

Allergic reactions to seeds, especially to sesame seed can be severe. Sesame, sunflower, and poppy seeds have been known to cause diverse reactions.

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Soy Allergy

Soy, a product of soybeans (member of the legume family), is one of the most common food or food additive that cause allergies. In many cases, soy allergy already starts in early childhood.

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Tree Nut Allergies

Tree nut allergies are one of the nine most common food allergies in children and adults. Tree nuts can cause a severe, potentially fatal, allergic reaction (anaphylaxis).

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Wheat Allergy

Wheat allergy is one of the more common food allergies in infants and children, and can usually be outgrown before reaching adulthood.

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