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True or False. While food allergies are inconvenient, they are not life-threatening.

A False

Food allergies are more than just inconvenient; they can be life-threatening. In a person with a food allergy, some foods can trigger a severe form of allergic reaction called anaphylaxis. When someone goes into anaphylaxis, they require emergency medical care, including a shot of a medication called Epinephrine. Without immediate treatment, anaphylaxis can result in death.