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Hypersensitivity to food

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Treatments for Hypersensitivity to food

  • The central concept of management of food 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.
    • No treatment - if symptoms are mild and self-limiting
    • Antihistamines - Useful for allergic rhinitis and some allergy mediated skin conditions. Not helpful in asthma except for mild seasonal asthma where allergy may be a precipitant.
    • Nasal sprays - including topical steroids and antihistamines used for allergic rhinitis
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