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A 30-year-old member asked:

If you have a tree nut allergy, does it mean you are also allergic to peanut legumes?

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Dr. Slade Suchecki
Family Medicine 20 years experience
Not always: Not necessarily. However, until you are tested for specific nut, i would avoid them all.
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Dr. Paul Carter
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Peanuts are legumes, however they often cross react with tree nuts.
May 11, 2012
Last updated May 11, 2012


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