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Pediatrics Common Questions, Quick Answers

Food Allergy

Donna D'Alessandro, M.D.
Lindsay Huth, B.A.
Peer Review Status: Internally Reviewed
Creation Date: October 2001
Last Revision Date: April 2002


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Common Questions, Quick Answers

What is a food allergy?

What types of food can cause an allergic reaction?

Who can have a food allergy?

What are reactions to a food allergy?

Are food allergies contagious?

How are food allergies treated?

How long does a food allergy last?

How can food allergies be prevented?

When should I call the doctor?

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