Test Your Food Allergies IQ

  • What are common symptoms of food allergies?

     

    A. Swelling or itching of the face, lips, and tongue

     

    B. Hives

     

    C. Wheezing

     

    D. Hoarse voice

     

    E. Runny nose

     

    F. All of the above

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  • Food allergy and food intolerance are the same.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Which is a common food allergy?

     

    A. Eggs

     

    B. Fish

     

    C. Milk

     

    D. Peanuts

     

    E. Wheat

     

    F. All of the above

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  • If you eat something you're allergic to, your body will react within:

     

    A. 2 minutes

     

    B. 2 hours

     

    C. 24 hours

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  • For some people, food allergies can be life-threatening.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • The only proven treatment for a food allergy is to avoid the food.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Many children outgrow their allergy to:

     

    A. Peanuts

     

    B. Shellfish

     

    C. Eggs

     

    D. Tree nuts

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  • To find out if you're still allergic to a food, you should eat a small amount.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • People with food allergies should always carry epinephrine.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • If you begin wheezing after eating a food, you should:

     

    A. Induce vomiting.

     

    B. Call 9-1-1 and then inject epinephrine.

     

    C. Inject epinephrine and then call 9-1-1.

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  • Fresh fruits are a common cause of mouth allergies.

     

    A. True

     

    B. False

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  • Which of the following may prevent food allergies in children?

     

    A. Avoiding certain foods during pregnancy

     

    B. Breastfeeding

     

    C. Introducing the foods during the first year of life

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