immune system allergen timeline

Timeline created by madisonbunda
  • Step 1

    Step 1
    individual eats allergen
  • Step 2

    an IgE antibody indicator is formed and attaches itself to cells in the tissues in all parts of the body.
  • Step 3

    the body is primed for that allergen if it appears again
  • Step 4

    Step 4
    the food allergen enters the body again, and then the allergen binds to IgE antibodies and sends out signals to the body to release large amounts of histamine.
  • Step 5

    irritation occurs
  • Step 6

    Step 6
    swelling and or other systems occur- the allergic reaction