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Symptoms of allergies
Food Allergies
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Food Allergies

Food allergies affect about 1% of adults, 2% of older children and newborns and 8% of preschool children. The common types of food allergy include wheat allergy and gluten allergy . Symptoms of these allergies usually begin within minutes to an hour after eating food containing wheat or gluten. The usual symptoms includes tingling, swelling and itching of the lips, mouth or throat, itching or skin rash, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. In severe cases of allergy you may have symptoms of shortness of breath or wheezing, dizziness, fainting and it can become life-threatening.  

Wheat allergy is generally caused ingestion of wheat-containing foods or by inhalation of flour containing wheat. An allergic reaction usually begins within minutes or a few hours after eating or inhaling wheat products. Common symptoms may involve the skin such as redness, itching or skin rashes, tingling, swelling and itching of the lips and mouth or throat, abdominal cramps, nausea and vomiting. If serious it could be life threatening.  

Gluten allergy is another common form of allergy. Gluten is a form of protein present in cereals such as rye, oats and barley. If products containing gluten is consumed similar allergic reaction like wheat allergy will occur.  




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