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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charlene Sojico
41 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: Allergic reactions varies with individuals.Some can consume cashews, while to others they are toxic.Reactions can be mild or severe. Mild reactions in ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Ramirez
18 years experience Allergy and Immunology
True allergy?: Are you truly allergic? Are you having any allergy symptoms when you eat them? Just because you see a positive result on skin or blood test, doesn't ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
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Repeat exposure: Allergic individuals are prone to developing an allergic immune system response to substances after they are exposed to them. This may take only a fe ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
Sensitivity: We do not know why anyone develops an allergy to a known product. It requires exposure and a sensitive immune system and that is presumably what happ ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
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Allergic antibodies: When a person becomes allergic to a food such as cashew, they begin making an allergic antibody (ige) that is specific to cashew. On subsequent expos ... Read More
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alyson Simpson
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Cashew allergy: Cashew allergy is an immune (often ige mediated) allergic reaction in which consumption of the food leads to increased allergy cell activity (mast cel ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
No: There is no law requiring that. As a consumer with allergies, it is your responsibility to ask. There are many allergies and no restaurant can be expe ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Possible: Some chinese dishes contain cashews. The other possibility is that there was cashew "contamination" in your dish.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Williams
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No cure, prevention: It is not clear how to prevent nut allergies at this time. There are two camps, those that feel that avoidance of the food early in life is the key, ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Linda Green
45 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Avoidance: The only real treatment for food allergy at this time is avoidance.

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