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Food Allergy Learning Zone
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Treating food allergy

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Read time: 35 mins
Last updated:4th Aug 2021
Published:4th Aug 2021

There is no cure for food allergy. Get to know the management and treatment of this burdensome condition and examine:

  • The optimal approach to food allergy management in our interview with Dr Sharon Chinthrajah
  • Pharmacologic treatment options, including oral, epicutaneous, and sublingual immunotherapy
  • The limitations of current management strategies for food allergy

Food allergy management

Current guidance for the management of food allergy can be broadly divided into long-term strategies for avoiding the risk of reactions and short-term interventions for the rapid treatment of acute allergic reactions following accidental exposure1,2.

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Pharmacological treatments and limitations

In the last decade, a significant number of clinical trials  have investigated the use of potential immunotherapeutic options for food allergy that can induce desensitisation and reduce the frequency of allergic reactions after accidental ingestions20

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References

 

  1. Muraro A, Werfel T, Hoffmann-Sommergruber K, Roberts G, Beyer K, Bindslev-Jensen C, et al. EAACI Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Guidelines: Diagnosis and management of food allergy. Allergy Eur J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2014;69(8):1008–1025.
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