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What is Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance?

What is Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance?

  • Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance: An intolerance to citric acid is an adverse reaction (not an immune response) by the body to citric acid or foods containing citric acid. Citric acid can be found naturally in foods but is also frequently used as an additive to various foods. The adverse reaction results from the body's inability to metabolize the food. The amount of citric acid required to trigger the onset of symptoms and the nature and severity of symptoms may vary considerably between patients.

Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance: Introduction

Types of Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance:

Broader types of Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance:

What causes Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance?

Causes of Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance: see causes of Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance

What are the symptoms of Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance?

Symptoms of Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance: see symptoms of Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance

Onset of Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance: onset of symptoms may vary from immediate to hours or longer

Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance: Allergist/Immunologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance.
Treatments for Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance: see treatments for Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance

Name and Aliases of Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance

Main name of condition: Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance

Other names or spellings for Food Additive Adverse reaction -- citric acid intolerance:

Adverse reaction to citric acid, Food intolerance [citric acid], Citric acid intolerance

 

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