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What are food allergy symptoms?

by Guest4662  |  8 years, 3 month(s) ago

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My lips have been extremely dry and chapped for the last week. They have often felt raw and dry when I wake up even if I put Vaseline on at night. Is this is a symptom of a food allergy?

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  1. Guest913
    People who have food allergies can experience a wide variety of symptoms that can affect the respiratory system, skin, and gastrointestinal system. A symptom can occur alone or in combination with multiple symptoms. Respiratory symptoms include stuffy nose, runny nose, shortness of breath, itching and swelling of the lips, mouth and throat. Respiratory symptoms of food allergies and can also occur in combination with allergic symptoms of the skin. These include rashes and pruritus (itching). Gastrointestinal symptoms can include abdominal pain, nausea, gas, vomiting, and diarrhea.
    A life-threatening allergic reaction to food is called an anaphylactic reaction and requires immediate medical intervention. Symptoms include wheezing, shortness of breath, swelling of the lips, mouth and throat, difficulty swallowing or speaking, vomiting etc

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