are an immune
response to certain substances that in the absence of this "sensitivity" especially, are harmless.
These reactions may be innate or acquired.
are those that are caused by the intake of substances to which they are
The symptoms can appear within minutes or even up to two hours after the intake of food.
In some cases, symptoms may not appear until one or two days later.
reaction can be caused by eating food or substance.
The foods most commonly involved in
the egg whites,
tree nuts such as walnuts, peanuts, almonds, the
fish and shellfish,
Signs and symptoms.
Abdominal pain (
Bloating and swelling (
Swelling of the face (especially my lips) hands and feet.
Nausea and vomiting.
to some type of food.
Identification and elimination of food responsible for the
Infants who are started on solid foods when they are older, they tend to have fewer
Diagnosis and Treatment.
Delete any suspicious foods from your diet for two weeks (or until symptoms disappear) and then go back to taking food again one by one to see if the symptoms reappear.
The analysis of skin may be useful to identify the cause of food
they often give false positives (ie, you can give positive in the analysis of particular food even if it is not really
Patients with severe
to certain foods should be extremely wary of such foods to avoid.
Bring with you
syringe containing epinephrine in case of accidental ingestion of food by damaging if an
medical alert bracelet or
medal hanging from his neck to indicate
There is no medication for the treatment of food
medication to relieve some of the symptoms.
There are no restrictions.
Avoid foods that cause
. Carefully read food labels. With this
are advised to follow the diet follows:
Anaphylactic reactions (difficulty in breathing, heart irregularities, sudden
in blood pressure and collapse)
Reaction with hives or eczema.
hypersensitivity to certain foods at the age of two to four years.
Adults with hypersensitivity to certain foods (especially milk, fish, shellfish and tree nuts) are less likely to