Sentence Examples


  • In a food allergy or sensitivity, when the child eats a particular food, (such as eggs, for example) usually by the time the eggs reach the stomach or the intestines, the body reads the presence of eggs as an allergen (something harmful).
  • A typical battery of tests may involve two dozen allergen drops, including a drop of saline solution that should never provoke a reaction (negative control) and a drop of histamine that should always provoke a reaction (positive control).
  • Bee pollen can be used to treat allergies by helping to build your body's defenses against the allergen particles, but if you have a known pollen allergy, you should talk to a health care provider before you begin taking the supplement.
  • You should still review the ingredients carefully, as one of them may be an allergen for you, but you can overall feel confident that you are not introducing anything problematic to your largest organ during this unpleasant juncture.
  • Food allergen provocation tests require abstinence from the suspect allergen for two weeks or more, followed by ingestion of a measured amount of the test substance administered as an opaque capsule along with a placebo control.