Food Reactions Treatment
Treatment for food reactions depends on the underlying cause. Treatment varies based on the species of bacteria that may be involved. General treatment includes clear liquid diet, hydration, and fever control. Some may benefit from intravenous fluids and antibiotics.
Treatment for food allergies may include avoidance or certain foods, epinephrine injections, antihistamines, corticosteroids, leukotriene antagonist medications, and immunotherapy (allergy shots).
Treatment for food reactions may include:
- Avoid foods that trigger reactions.
- Medications for nausea and vomiting:
- Medications for diarrhea:
Treatment for food allergies may include:
- Avoid substances that trigger allergic reactions.
- Epinephrine injections:
- Used for severe reactions
- Short-acting antihistamine medications:
- Long-acting antihistamine medications:
- Oral corticosteroids
- Leukotriene antagonist medications:
- Allergy shots
For more information:
Food Reactions Specialist
Physicians from the following specialties evaluate and treat food reactions:
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