Allergic reactions can range from mild skin or digestive issues to severe respiratory reactions and life-threatening anaphylaxis. Knowing if your child will or will not have a severe reaction to a food allergen on any particular day is unfortunately not possible. There are many factors that go into how severe a reaction is, but they are difficult to predict. It is important to remember that any child or adult with a food allergy of any type is at risk of experiencing anaphylaxis.
Continue reading about the types of food allergy reactions and risk factors.