In true food allergy, the body makes a specific antibody called IgE. Eating a food or making contact with a specific substance (igE) can be life-threatening. Doctor or hospital should be sought immediately…
Occurs when your immune system sees a substance as harmful and reacts. Substance must be avoided. Reasons for such reactions not clear.
The release of histamine can cause a variety of symptoms, including a skin rash, headache, sneezing, runny nose, swelling, nausea and diarrhea. The most severe reaction, known as anaphylaxis can be life-threatening.
If you are at risk for anaphylaxis keep your epinephrine auto-injectors with you at all times. Work with your doctor on solutions.