Shortly after eating shrimp, there are some people who immediately feel the skin’s itching extraordinary. After that there arose hot bumps are quite torturous. This is an example of an allergic process. These allergies belong to a type of food allergy that looks like a skin allergy.
What exactly is a food allergy? Let’s discuss it together. Food allergy is a condition when the body’s immune system rejects the incoming of the body from food. Most, the triggers (allergens) in the form of eggs, shrimp, nuts, milk, or certain specific foods. The mechanism of food allergies that originated from the existence of substances that are considered foreign by the body’s immune system that enters through food. This substance can be bacteria, viruses, or poison.
In some cases, a substance that is considered harmful to the immune system is a substance that is not even harmful, ie certain proteins present in certain foods. Once considered alien, allergen substances are then rejected in the form of allergic response with the production of antibodies immunoglobulin E (IgE). Forms of allergic response to these alien and dangerous substances, for example, are abdominal pain; diarrhea; Hard to swallow; Itching in the mouth, throat, skin, and certain areas; dizzy; cold; Bumps; Red-red skin; Swelling of certain areas (eye, lips, face); Shortness of breath; stomach cramps; And vomiting.
The foods that usually cause allergies include eggs, milk, nuts, seafood (shrimp, crab, and lobster), soybeans, fish, flour, food preservatives, additives, and others. Treatment and treatment of food allergies include the prevention of allergens; Giving allergy shots and probiotics; Administration of antihistamines; Giving skin cream; Administration of epinephrine injections, and others. All done of course on the basis of consultation with the doctor. Even all sorts of allergy shots are only done by doctors. Since food allergies can usually be serious (can lead to death) then this should be avoided.
Make sure you are careful when going to eat. Stay away from any foods that might make you allergic. Always read the ingredients of certain foods in the package. Here, caution is the key to avoiding things that might be fatal.