What is the relationship between asthma and food allergies?

Paul M. Ehrlich, MD
Allergy & Immunology
Asthma from food allergy is relatively uncommon. Asthmatics are more likely than non-asthmatics to experience severe allergic reactions to foods, and asthmatics have a higher risk of death if they experience food anaphylaxis.
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