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Food Additive Allergy

Food Additive Allergy: Introduction

Food Additive Allergy: A food additive allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to a food additive or a food or drink containing to food additive. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients and may range from mild to severe. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Food Additive Allergy is available below.

Symptoms of Food Additive Allergy

Treatments for Food Additive Allergy

  • Avoid foods containing the food additive, adrenaline injection if anaphylactic reaction occurs, antihistamines, bronchodilators for asthmatic symptoms
  • The central concept of management of food additive allergy is allergen avoidance. When this is not possible or inadvertent allergen exposure occurs, treatment depends on the nature and severity of the reaction. Treatments include:
    • Dietary modification and allergen avoidance - with education of children, parents and carers with regards to additive identification and product avoidance.
    • No treatment - if symptoms are mild and self-limiting
    • Antihistamines - Useful for allergic rhinitis and some allergy mediated skin conditions.
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Food Additive Allergy: Complications

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More information about Food Additive Allergy

  1. Food Additive Allergy: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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