When discussing the basics of Childhood Food Allergy, the first issue is recognition.
In many cases, food allergy problems in children are not quickly detected because a lot of the symptoms may be attributed to other conditions.
Here are the obvious (common) symptoms that most people will associate with some form of allergy:
skin rash, lip or face swelling.
However, in the case of childhood food allergy, occurrence of the following:
recurring illness, weight loss or lack of growth in a child
should also raise the suspicion of a problem.
In the graphic below, we present some tips to improve understanding of childhood food allergy: