food hypersensitivity reaction

food hy·per·sen·si·tiv·i·ty re·ac·tion

(fūd hī'pĕr-sen-si-tiv'i-tē rē-ak'shŭn)
A disorder or disease process resulting from ingestion of a foodstuff that the patient is more or less unable to tolerate (e.g., suffocation, urticaria, nausea and vomiting).
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Atopic dermatitis and food hypersensitivity reactions.
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