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Teens With Food Allergies May Feel Unsafe at School

Teens With Food Allergies May Feel Unsafe at School

FRIDAY, Jan. 28 (HealthDay News) — Children and teens with potentially life-threatening food allergies may feel unsafe, isolated and excluded in their schools, a small study suggests. Younger children report feeling more confident because of greater supervision, small study finds. … Read more

Food allergy: Treatment

Treatment The only proven treatment for a food allergy is to avoid the food. If you suspect you or your child has a food allergy, consult an allergy specialist. If you have symptoms on only one area of the body … Read more

Food allergy: Symptom & Signs, Diagnosis & Tests

Symptoms & Signs Symptoms usually begin immediately, within 2 hours after eating. Rarely, the symptoms may begin hours after eating the offending food. If you develop symptoms shortly after eating a specific food, you may have a food allergy. Key … Read more

Food allergy: Overview, Causes

Food allergy: Overview, Causes

Alternate Names : Allergy to food Definition A food allergy is an exaggerated immune response triggered by eggs, peanuts, milk, or some other specific food. Overview, Causes, & Risk Factors Normally, your body’s immune system defends against potentially harmful substances, … Read more