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Which foods can cause food allergies in children?

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There are eight foods that cause over 90% of food allergies in children -- milk, eggs, peanuts, wheat, soy, and tree nuts (such as walnuts, pecans, and almonds).

In adults, 90% of food allergies are caused by peanuts, tree nuts, fish, and shellfish.

From: Food Allergies and Your Skin WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

Reviewed by William Blahd on September 04, 2016

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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

Reviewed by William Blahd on September 04, 2016

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