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Common symptoms, tests, and treatments for food allergies and intolerances.


Learn the signs and symptoms of food allergies, from hives to anaphylaxis. Find more information on tests that doctors use to diagnose food allergies and intolerances and emerging treatment options.
  1. Food Allergy Symptoms
  2. Food Allergy Diagnosis
  3. Food Allergies, Intolerances, and Autoimmune Disorders
  1. Food Allergies and Other Conditions
  2. Food Allergy Treatments
  3. Preventing Food Allergies

Food Allergy Symptoms

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What are the symptoms of food allergies and intolerance? Are they different in babies? What is the difference between hives and excema? Learn to recognize the symptoms of an allergic reaction to food.

Food Allergy Diagnosis

What tests are used to diagnose food allergies? When should you see a doctor? Learn the most common tests for food allergies and intolerances, and what you should expect when you see an allergy specialist.

Food Allergies, Intolerances, and Autoimmune Disorders

Do you have a food allergy, or is it an intollerance? or something else? What is the differnece between milk allergy and lactose intollerance? Should you see an allergist or gastroenterologist for your symptoms? Learn the difference between symptoms of classic Ig-E mediated food allergies and other bad reactions to food.

Food Allergies and Other Conditions

How do food allergies affect other conditions? Are children with food allergies more likely to develop asthma? What conditions can food allergies cause? Find out more about food allergies and other diseases and conditions.

Food Allergy Treatments

What are current and emerging treatments for food allergies? What do I need to know about managing my severe food allergies? Learn how to recognize and treat anaphylactic shock, how to find a great allergist, and what treatments may be available in the future.

Preventing Food Allergies

Is it possible to prevent food allergies? Learn more about risk factors and prevention of food allergies.

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