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How Food Intolerance Is Diagnosed

Food intolerance diagnosis is based on symptoms. Tests may be performed, too. Learn more about how food intolerance is diagnosed here. A food...

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How to Interpret RAST Test Results

If your doctor ordered RAST allergy tests, you might be confused about the numbers included in the results. Here's a guide to what they actually...

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Food Allergy Diagnosis and Treatment

When your doctor suspects food allergies, skin and blood tests and an elimination diet can lead to a diagnosis as well as guide the recommended...

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Allergies Every Doctor Should Be Informed About

Learn why you should always inform your doctor, be it at a clinic or hospital, what allergies you have and what medicines you should stay away from....

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Using a Rescue Medication for Allergies or Asthma

If you suffer from a severe allergy, bad asthma or frequent migraine headaches, you might benefit from using a rescue medication to stop your...

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Learn How to Dispose of Your Used or Expired EpiPen

Do not throw your used or expired EpiPen in the garbage! Learn where you can take old EpiPens for safe disposal, and why you need a new one so often....

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Photos of Common Food Allergy Symptoms

These photos show what typical food allergy symptoms look like. Food allergies can produce symptoms ranging from rash to swollen lips and tongue....

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Boiled Peanuts May Be the Key to Curing Peanut Allergies

Peanut allergy now affects one to two percent of the population in the U.S. Learn how eating boiled peanuts might lead to a cure for peanut allergy....

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How Food Allergies Are Diagnosed

To diagnose food allergies, your doctor will use your medical history, a skin prick test, and blood tests to identify your reaction to specific...

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You Can Develop a Food Allergy at Any Age

Even when you're older, it's still possible to develop new food or seasonal allergies. Learn more about why this happens and how to handle...

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How Food Allergy Is Treated

The best way to treat a food allergy is to avoid the foods that cause it. Other options include antihistamines, epinephrine, and immunotherapy. If...

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What Is a Low-Histamine Diet?

A low-histamine diet is a type of elimination diet that helps in the management of histamine intolerance. It is usually followed temporarily. A...

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7 Uncommon Food Allergies That Could Be Causing Your Symptoms

Allergies to shellfish and nuts are relatively common, but there are other foods you might be surprised to learn can also cause an allergic reaction....

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6 Ways to Soothe Stomach Aches From Food Allergies

Those with food allergies are familiar with stomach aches. While time is the best medicine, there are other natural remedies that can ease the pain....

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How to Pay for an EpiPen Without Insurance

When you have severe food allergies, you need to keep epinephrine on you at all times. If you need financial help to get it, here are some sources....

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