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Allergic Reaction To Peanut Butter In Toddlers
Guidelines from reputable health agencies suggest some steps parents can take to reduce their child's chances of having food and other allergies, although there are no guarantees of success. If either or both parents have a personal or family history of allergy, for example, asthma, eczema, hay fever, perennial allergic rhinitis (allergy to animals, dust mites, or molds) the following is recommended: * Avoid common allergenic foods, in particular peanuts and tree nuts, during pregnancy and while nursing -- peanut protein, as well as components of cow's milk, eggs, and wheat, are ...Read more
Pumpkin: These are in different botanical families so they generally do not but allergy is a hereditory disorder and food allergic folks sometimes react spuriously to any foods. ...Read more
Yes: There is no bee venom in honey, so it can be safely eaten by people allergic to bees. There is not supposed to be any peanut protein in peanut oil, but there may be if it wasn't carefully manufactured. If you have had a life-threatening reaction to peanut, i wouldn't recommend betting your life on whether the peanut oil is pure. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
8 wk old milk/soy protein allergy -on neocate, &allergic to rice. Showed similar reaction to nutra that contained rice/corn starch-allergic to starch?
Milk Allergy: Allergies are due to a reaction to protein. Corn is a starch or carbohydrate. If you infant reacted to nutra, it would not be from reacting to the starch. I assume the reaction was either eczema or bloody stools, not gas or a change in stools. If the reaction was not eczema or bloody stools, your baby may be intolerant and not allergic. ...Read more
Fish protein allergy: Most allergens are proteins, and the allergens in shellfish that set off allergic people are no exception. These are usually unique to the particular species of fish, but some cross-reactivity is possible. In the case of shrimp, the protein has been identified and it is called tropomyosin. http://www.nytimes.com/1993/12/28/health/studies-unmask-protein-culprit-behind-allergy-to-shrimp.html. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have a nut allergy. Can touching certain dog food containing nuts, or using cosmetics with shea nut oil cause a reaction?
May not be: People with the form of apple allergy that causes mouth and throat itching, so called oral allergy, or pollen fruit oral allergy syndrome, is usually a cross reactivity with pollen allergies, and is usually due to a heat labile protein. Heating destroys the protein's effect. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Unlikely: Roasted peanuts (peanut butter) are more allergenic than peanuts processed in other manners (boiled, pickled or fried) . Ara h2 peanut protein is more responsible for anaphylaxis. However, once a person is sensitized and allergic to peanuts (especially if severe), i would be very cautious and continue to avoid peanuts in all forms including boiled until better tests are available. ...Read more
Is it unusual to be allergic to onions, broccoli, spinach, carrots, peaches and eggs? I also have inhalant, dust, mold and pollen allergies.
ALLERGY: Not related. Before we introduce chicken meat at 8 months, we give eggs earlier at 6 months. Sensitive babies are allergic to eggs but not necesarily to chicken meat. ...Read more
Can foods that is cooked in the same oils as shellfish cause a reaction to someone that has shellfish allergies?
No peanut in Eggo: According to the ingredients posted on the kellogg web site there is no peanut protein in french toast or buttermilk waffles and none in blueberry pancakes. The main allergens (allergy provoking substances) in these products are wheat, egg, milk and soy, so if the child is allergic to any of these substances, eggo products should be avoided. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe: About 10-15% of people who are allergic to shellfish are also allergic to mollusks (including squid). An allergist can help you find out. If you have not eaten squid since your shellfish reaction, you should be evaluated before trying because of the risk of reaction. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
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