WHAT ARE FOOD ALLERGENS?
Are allergens in foods that certain people have allergic reactions too. When you have food allergies your immune system makes antibodies that identify certain allergen as harmful. When a person with allergies come into contact with that allergen it causes a wide range of reactions such as: skin rash, shortness of breath, sinus issues, watery eyes, digestive problems, diarrhea skin, sinuses, airways . diarrhia , vomiting and the most serious is anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis is a potentially life-threatening emergency, were a persons airways close up, causing a person to stop breathing.
TOP COMMON FOOD ALLERGIES
Milk allergy is one of the most common food allergies in children. A reaction happens minutes to hours after consuming milk. Symptoms include: wheezing, vomiting, hives, digestive problems and anaphylaxis.
Peanut allergy is the most common causes of severe allergy attacks. Symptoms include: Runny nose, skin reactions, hives, swelling, Itching, tingling around the mouth and throat, diarrhea, stomach cramps, nausea, vomiting, tightening of the throat, shortness of breath,wheezing and most severe is Anaphylaxis. Which causes the constriction of airways making it hard to breathe. Seek medical attention immediately.
Symptoms occur within minutes to hours. Symptoms include: Swelling, itching, irritation of the mouth and throat, hives, rash, nasal congestion, headache, watery eyes, difficulty breathing, cramps, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea and Anaphylaxis.
Eggs are common allergy in children. Symptoms occur in a few minutes to a few hours. Symptoms include: skin rashes, hives, nasal congestion, vomiting, digestive problems and rarely anaphylaxis.
Fish allergies tend to be lifelong. Common fish that cause allergies are: salmon, tuna, halibut, cod, snapper and eel.
Soy allergies start in infancy usually to soy-based infant formulas. Most kids outgrow soy allergies, but not always. Symptoms include: hives, itching around the mouth, digestive issues and in rare cases anaphylaxis. Foods to avoid with soy allergies: meat products, bakery goods, chocolate, breakfast cereals. Symptoms include: tingling in mouth, hives, itching, swelling of lips, face, tongue and throat, runny nose, breathing difficulty, abdominal pain, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and most severe anaphylaxis.
Shellfish included are: include: shrimp, crab, oysters, lobster, octopus, squid, scallops. Symptoms include: rashes, hives, diarrhea,vomiting, wheezing, runny nose, swelling of face and most severe is anaphylaxis. Symptoms occur within minutes to an hour.
Allergic reactions can very depending of the fruit and the person. Most people that have fruit allergies also have latex allergies. Symptoms occur withing minutes. Symptoms include: itching mouth, swelling mouth/lips/throat, skin rash, rhinitis and most severe is anaphylaxis.
Symptoms include: rash, itchiness, blisters, nausea, vomiting, swelling and most severe anaphylaxis.
Symptoms include: Swelling and itching lips, hives, rash, nausea and vomiting.