Definition of an allergen from About.com's Guide to Food Allergies
Definition of Allergy from Your About.Com Guide to Food Allergies
Definition of anaphylaxis
Curious about angioedema? Learn what angioedema is and some of its causes here.
Definition of antihistamine and examples of common antihistamines.
Definition of atopy and atopic.
Definition of celiac disease from your About.com Guide to Food Allergies
Definition of Cross Contamination
Definition of cross-reactivity from your About.com Guide to Food Allergies
Learn the definition of eczema, or atopic dermatitis, here.
Definition of an elimination diet, often prescribed by allergists to confirm the results of allergy testing.
Endoscopy (Upper Endoscopy)
Definition of an Endoscopy (Upper Endoscopy)
Epinephrine definition from your About.com Guide to Food Allergies
Description of Epinephrine Auto-Injector, an emergency treatment for severe allergic reactions.
What is FALCPA? Learn what FALCPA stands for and more about this law here.
Definition of a food intolerance or food sensitivity.
Definition of food sensitivity, a general term for medical conditions that involve bad reactions to food.
Definition of gluten-free from your About.com Guide to Food Allergies.
Definition of Histamine from Your About.com Guide to Food Allergies
Definition of hives from your About.com Guide to Food Allergies
Definition of Immune System from Your About.com Guide to Food Allergies
Definition of Immunoglobulin E (IgE) from your About.com Guide to Food Allergies
Learn the definition of lactose intolerance and the basics of this condition.
Definition of a RAST Test from your About.com Guide to Food Allergies
What is Wheezing?
What is wheezing, and what does it sound like?
Definition of Rescue Medication from your About.com Guide to Food Allergies
Definition of Systemic from Your About.Com Guide to Food Allergies
What is Oral Immunotherapy for Milk Allergy?
Oral immunotherapy for milk is under research investigation for potential treatment of milk allergy. Find out more here.
What is Oral Immunotherapy for Egg Allergy?
Egg oral immunotherapy (OIT) is a treatment for egg allergies undergoing research. Find out the latest here.
What is Oral Immunotherapy (OIT) for Food Allergy?
Oral immunotherapy (OIT) for food allergy is a potential treatment option for people with food allergy. Understand what it's all about!