Oral food tolerance

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Oral food tolerance induction as a new paradigm in Allergology

Isabel Ojeda Fernández

Food allergy prevalence is increasing in western lifestyle countries. Food allergy constitutes a major public health problem. The attitude or approach to food allergy has always been to avoid the cause and adopt measures against adverse reactions in the event of accidental intake. However, in the last few years a new management strategy has been explored: the active induction of food tolerance also known as food immunotherapy. In this chapter we comment on clinical studies that have contributed to the change of paradigm concerning the management food allergy.

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