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Symptoms of Food allergies

Symptoms of Food allergies: Introduction

People who have food allergies can experience a wide variety of symptoms that can affect the respiratory system, skin, and gastrointestinal system. A symptom can occur alone or in combination with multiple symptoms.

Respiratory symptoms include stuffy nose, runny nose, shortness of breath, itching and swelling of the lips, mouth and throat. Respiratory symptoms of food allergies and can also occur in combination with allergic symptoms of the skin. These include rashes and pruritus (itching). Gastrointestinal symptoms can include abdominal pain, nausea, gas, vomiting, and diarrhea.

A life-threatening allergic reaction to food is called an anaphylactic reaction and requires immediate medical intervention. Symptoms include wheezing, shortness of breath, swelling of the lips, mouth and throat, difficulty swallowing or speaking, vomiting, confusion, confusion, a severe drop in blood pressure and shock....more about Food allergies »

Symptoms of Food allergies

The list of signs and symptoms mentioned in various sources for Food allergies includes the 24 symptoms listed below:

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Food allergies: Symptom Checkers

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Food allergies: Symptom Assessment Questionnaires

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Food allergies: Complications

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Diagnostic Testing

Diagnostic testing of medical conditions related to Food allergies:

  • Diet diary
  • Elimination diet - remove the suspect food and see if the allergy is avoided.
  • Skin challenge tests
  • Diet changes - chaging the diet can test whether a particular food is the cause.
  • Double-blind food challenge
  • Cytotoxicity testing - a controversial test of dubious value.
  • more tests...»

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Food allergies: Medical Mistakes

Food allergies: Undiagnosed Conditions

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Home Diagnostic Testing

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Wrongly Diagnosed with Food allergies?

The list of other diseases or medical conditions that may be on the differential diagnosis list of alternative diagnoses for Food allergies includes:

Food allergies: Research Doctors & Specialists

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Other Possible Causes of these Symptoms

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Food allergies as a symptom:

For a more detailed analysis of Food allergies as a symptom, including causes, drug side effect causes, and drug interaction causes, please see our Symptom Center information for Food allergies.

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The symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Food allergies. This signs and symptoms information for Food allergies has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Food allergies signs or Food allergies symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Food allergies may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Food allergies symptoms.


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