Allergy to Food Home Care
- Avoid foods that cause allergies.
- Ask about ingredients when eating out.
- Read food labels carefully.
- If you are not sure -- don't eat it!
- Take prescribed medications as directed:
- Don't skip doses of your medication. This makes them less effective.
- Be aware of the common side effects that may be caused by your medication.
- Take a nonprescription antihistamine for allergic symptoms:
- Carry an epinephrine syringe:
- Learn to use the syringe for severe allergic reactions.
- Wear an alert bracelet or tag that identifies your allergies.
Allergy to Food Warning Signs
Notify your doctor if you have food allergies and any of the following:
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