Itching of the mouth, throat, eyes and skin
Rhinorhhea and nasal congestion
Wheezing, scratchy throat, shortness of breath, or difficulty in swallowing
Anaphylaxis or death.
IgE- mediated (classic)
Non- IgE mediated
Food protein allergy
Milk soy protein intolerance
Tree nut allergy
Sea food allergy
Skin prick test
IgE antibodies by RAST techniques (Radio allegro sorbent assay)
Upper GI endoscopy and biopsy
Colonoscopy and biopsy
Irritable bowel syndrome
C1 esterase inhibitor deficiency
Breastfeeding for at least 6 months, compared with infants feeding with formula feeds made with cow milk protein, prevents or delays the occurrence of atopic or allergic dermatitis, cow milk allergy, and wheezing and dyspnea in early childhood.
Read food labels properly and carefully and know which ingredients you should avoid.
In severe reaction, air ways (breathing), blood pressure maintenance is the first priority.
Oxygen by nasal and facial mask
In severe respiratory distress, mechanical ventilation is required
IV fluids (saline) to boost blood pressure
Epinephrine- in severe reactions (anaphylaxis)
Antihistaminic- Diphenhydramine, Cetrizine, Loratidine, Fexofenadine
Corticosteroids- to reduce allergic reactions and inflammation