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Egg Allergy: Causes, Symptoms and Avoidance List

An egg allergy occurs when a person’s immune system overreacts following exposure to eggs or egg derivatives. Eggs are among the most common triggers of food allergy in children, causing reaction in about 2% of children. An allergy to eggs typically begins in infancy and most children (ca 70%) will outgrow the condition by the age of sixteen. Susceptible people who have been exposed to an egg allergen will usually display symptoms within a few […]