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Table 2 Classification of symptoms in the FAQLQ-AF

From: Health-related quality of life, assessed with a disease-specific questionnaire, in Swedish adults suffering from well-diagnosed food allergy to staple foods

Groups of symptoms Symptoms
Skin itchy ears, itchy skin, red rash, swelling of the skin, hives, worsening eczema
Oral Allergy Syndrome (OAS) itchy mouth, itchy throat, itchy tongue, itchy lips
Mucous membrane swollen tongue, swollen lips, runny nose, blocked nose, sneezing, itchy eyes, watery eyes, red eyes, tightening throat, difficulty swallowing
Respiratory hoarseness, difficulty breathing, wheezing, cough
Gastrointestinal nausea, stomach cramps, vomiting, diarrhea
Cardiovascular dizziness, palpitations, loss of vision, inability to stand, light headedness, collapse, loss of consciousness