Fast Five Quiz: What Do You Know About Food Allergies?

Scott H. Sicherer, MD


November 11, 2016

Although anaphylaxis can occur without skin symptoms, cutaneous reactions are the most common clinical manifestations of an allergic reaction to a food. Symptoms range from acute urticaria (most common) to flushing to angioedema to exacerbations of atopic dermatitis. Food allergy is rarely the cause of chronic urticaria or angioedema.

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