Health Tip: Recognize the Signs of Food Allergy
(HealthDay News) -- Food allergy reactions range from mild to life-threatening, depending on the person.
The Nemours Foundation says common warning signs of a milder allergic reaction to food may include:
In more serious cases, food allergy may cause a severe reaction called anaphylaxis, which may cause a person's breathing pathways to narrow, blood pressure to drop, and tongue to swell. This should be treated as a life-threatening medical emergency.