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Think you, or someone you know may be at risk?

5 things you should know about food allergies help sheetThe most important thing is that you don’t self-diagnose or rely on anecdotal information.

It is vital that a person who is suspected of having a food allergy obtains a referral from their GP to see an allergy specialist for correct diagnosis, advice on preventative management and emergency treatment.

Resource: 5 things you should know about food allergies

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More information on allergists and referrals is available on the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) website


 Content updated January 2017



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