Alternative medicine





Preventing anaphylaxis if you have food allergies

Recognizing and treating anaphylaxis when you have food allergies

Lifestyle and home remedies

Talking with your child's caregivers and teachers about food allergies

Tips for dining in or out safely when you have food allergies

Food handling and preparation are very important when you have food allergies. Discover ways to stay safe when you're at home or away.

Understand food labels to avoid allergic reactions


Food allergies: Labels

Do labels list the foods you're allergic to? Find out what's included — and what's not.


Abdominal pain

Find out what causes different types of abdominal pain.


Anaphylaxis is the most serious type of allergic reaction. It often occurs rapidly after exposure to an allergen and may be life-threatening.


Diarrhea can have many triggers, including viruses, bacteria, parasites and certain medications. Though unpleasant, most cases of diarrhea go away without treatment.

Hives and angioedema

Hives and angioedema — Comprehensive overview covers symptoms, causes, treatment of these common allergic disorders.

Nausea and vomiting

Symptom Checker

Foot pain? Headache? Sore throat? Skin rash? Use the Symptom Checker to find out what's causing your symptom.


Tests and diagnosis

Allergy skin tests

Itching, sneezing and swelling: Find out what's causing your allergy symptoms.

Treatments and drugs

Know how to use an autoinjector when you have food allergies

Feb. 12, 2014