The majority of food allergies do not cause an immediate reaction; delayed allergic reactions are more common. Learn whether the majority of food allergies cause an immediate reaction in this article.
WHAT'S INSIDE: FOOD ALLERGIES
- Food Allergies in Children
- Food Allergy Information
- Dairy, Eggs and Meat Allergies
- Peanut Allergies
- Shellfish Allergies
- Wheat and Gluten Allergies
- Other Food Allergies
No food can cause an allergic reaction the first time it's ingested. However, severe reactions can occur any time afterward. See some of the most common foods that trigger allergies.
If your child has food allergies he may have itchiness, rashes or swelling; gastrointestinal symptoms, such as abdominal pain, diarrhea or vomiting; or respiratory symptoms. See common foods that may be causing these reactions.