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What is a Food Allergy? There Are Different Types of Allergic Reactions to Foods

If your child has symptoms after eating certain foods, he or she may have a food allergy.

A food allergy occurs when the body’s immune system sees a certain food as harmful and reacts by causing symptoms. This is an allergic reaction. Foods that cause allergic reactions are allergens.

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Reference:
 Allergic Living. (2016). What is a food allergy? There are different types of allergic reactions to foods. Retrieved from: http://allergicliving.com/2016/10/19/how-to-keep-a-food-diary-and-other-info-to-bring-to-a-first-allergists-visit/