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what is considered a tree nut

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Can do a preg. test: Teens experiencing that "penis inside me" sensation have a good chance at getting pregnant and having a baby 9 months later. Therefore, that "penis in ... Read More

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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Steven Machtinger
43 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes.: The fda considers coconut to be a nut. Practically speaking coconut allergy is far less common than peanut, pistachio, cashew, walnut, pecan or hazeln ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not much: There's protein and calories. Some folks are allergic. Food choices are a very minor component to health maintenance, with a few exceptions invol ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Typical Allergy Sy: Tree nut allergy can present with runny nose, itchy nose and eyes, itchy skin, lip/tongue or throat swelling, hives, wheezing, asthma symptoms, belly ... Read More
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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
41 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergy to nuts : A nut allergy is an allergic, meaning IgE-based immunological response to foods commonly called nuts, which include peanuts (really legumes), tree nu ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Symptoms: Food allergy reactions include: runny nose, itchiness, rash, hives, lip/tongue/throat swelling, trouble talking, swallowing or breathing, asthma, bell ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tracy Sinha
52 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Aviod: You must see an allergist and find crossreactive foods , must carry an epi pen, benadryl, (diphenhydramine) avoid tree nuts, read i ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
No: Not a nut. It is a fruit containing a large amount of water and is called a drupe. All the best.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Novick
42 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Like "hay fever": The allergic person breathes in the grass pollen and their body "thinks it is a foreign invader"..It over-reacts and the immune ells release histamine ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Will not: Adults typically do not "outgrow" peanut allergy.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-healy
38 years experience Pediatrics
Allergies: If you are allergic to peanuts, you are allergic to anything that is made with peanuts. You may even break out if you consume something that was made ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not very high: Children with peanut allergy "outgrow" the allergy about 15-20% of the time--it is much more unlikely for an adult to "lose" a peanut allergy.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Common???: One of the most common allergens (things humans are allergic to) are dust mites, cat and dog dander, and various pollens.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Fronzaglia ii, do, ms
20 years experience Geriatrics
Yes but...: It is more common to have a sensitivity to tomatoes which can cause overproduction of stomach acid (heartburn).
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Steven
29 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Generally not: ...But i wouldn't advise trying it. Allergic reactions to foods are much more likely to go away completely if the the food in question is strictly el ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Very possibly: Pine nuts are a type of tree nut and contain many of the same proteins as other tree nuts. It is very likely that you could have a problem with pine ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Epinephrine: The best treatment for an anaphylactic reaction to tree nuts would be injectable epinephrine.
A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
I'm not sure but our: Expert panel will surely know! good luck!
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not known: Not aware of such a trend although the incidence of food allergy especially to peanuts has been rising among children.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
See below: The symptoms, either runny nose, sneezing, cough, or a rash, would not get any better, until the exposure is gone.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
22 years experience Pediatrics
Sort of: There are experimental treatments, but nothing that is widely available. Avoidance is the mainstay of treatment at this time.
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
There's always a: Possibility.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Peanut allergy: The most serious risk is immidiate allergic responce with swelling of larynx which if not treated can be fatal, and late effects with rash, wheezing a ... Read More
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