Allergic reactions to cow's milk are relatively common, especially in young children. Symptoms may range from hives and digestive issues to anaphylaxis.
Egg allergies, primarily to the proteins found in egg whites, can cause skin reactions, digestive problems, and in severe cases, anaphylaxis.
Peanut allergies can cause severe reactions, including anaphylaxis. Even trace amounts of peanuts or peanut products can trigger symptoms in sensitive individuals.
These include walnuts, almonds, cashews, and others. Allergies to tree nuts can also cause severe reactions and sometimes cross-reactivity between different types of tree nuts.
Soy allergies can lead to symptoms such as hives, digestive issues, and in rare cases, anaphylaxis. Soy is present in many processed foods, so individuals with this allergy need to read labels carefully.
Wheat allergy can cause skin, digestive, and respiratory reactions. People with a wheat allergy may need to avoid wheat-based products, including bread, pasta, and baked goods.
Allergic reactions to fish, such as salmon, tuna, and cod, can range from mild to severe, including anaphylaxis. Some individuals may be allergic to specific types of fish and not others.
Shellfish allergies can be severe, with reactions occurring from crustaceans like shrimp, crab, lobster, and mollusks like clams, mussels, and oysters.