What is a food allergy? A food allergy is a reaction by the body’s immune system to something you ate or drank. Food allergies are more common in young children and in people who have other allergies, such as hay fever and eczema (dry skin rash).
Food allergy symptoms occur most often in babies and children but can appear at any age. Foods that you have eaten for years without problems can cause allergies. Types of food allergies An allergy occurs when something causes your body’s natural defens
An allergist is a doctor who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of allergy symptoms and manifestations, such as sinusitis, sinus infections, postnasal drip and asthma attacks. Riviera Allergy Medical Center offers state of the art and comprehensive diagnostic testing and treatment for any kind of allergy using skin testing, scratch testing, patch testing and ImmunoCAP tests.