At food allergy the most part of reactions is connected with sensitivity of human organism to protein molecules. In general, classical allergy is a reaction of immune system to penetration of a foreign protein into human organism.
Clinical symptoms of allergy to protein are typical. The disease starts with dermal symptoms. Patient complains of itch, eruption, edema, local or general reddening of integuments. Children in clinic of an allergic dermatitis have dryness and shelling of skin, gneiss, an intertrigo at natural folds.
Mucosa are also affected at atopic dermatitis. There is an allergic rhinitis, in most serious cases the asthmatic component is available. When involving a mucosa of eyelids and conjunctivas there is a lacrimation, reddening of scleras, feeling of itch and smarting in eyes.
Protein allergy is usually followed by enterocolitis as allergen gets to a human body through a digestive tube more often. There are flatulence, diarrhea, nausea and bad appetite. Also the painful symptom is frequent.
Treatment of protein allergy should eliminate food which compromised itself . It can be milk and dairy products, fish and seafood, such as shrimps, oysters, crab meat (allergy to them is characteristic for adults, doesn’t disappear at culinary processing of food). Very Often is the allergy to egg protein which continuously remains not changed in intestine. Allergenic are peanut, filbert, walnut, almonds; the allergy to them develops at any age and remains for life.
After use of dangerous products reception of an enterosorbent is recommended (Enterosgel). It brings allergen out of an intestine. Symptomatically antihistamine preparations are applied.