Egg allergy like many other allergies is caused by the immune system reacting to the protein as if it is harmful, and around 2% of children suffer from an egg allergy, however just like milk allergy, they often outgrow this.
Despite this, egg allergy can be dangerous, and children’s reactions can range from a skin rash to life threatening anaphylaxis.
Children who display signs and symptoms of egg allergy should see a doctor.
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