- Itching (of any part of the body)
- Swelling (of any part of the body)
- Red, watery eyes
- Stomach cramps
- Change of voice
- Throat tightness or closing
- Difficulty swallowing
- Difficulty breathing
- Sense of doom
- Dizziness or loss of consciousness (signs that blood pressure has dropped)
- Change of color
An allergic reaction can happen anytime, anywhere, even several minutes after eating. If you suspect your friend is having an allergic reaction, get help immediately! Symptoms of an allergic reaction can include one or a combination of the following:
If your food allergic friend is showing these signs, call 911 or tell an adult immediately. OneSpotAllergy has a great script card to help with what to say to emergency personnel.
Below is a document explaining anaphylaxis, the signs and symptoms and a few myths.
This page is an archive of previously published articles on food allergy related news posts.
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