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Allergic reaction to pineapple how long it lasts?

Allergic reaction to pineapple how long it lasts?

Hours: Nearly all food reactions subside in less than a day. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

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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What to do about the after effects of an allergic reaction to fresh pineapple?

What to do about the after effects of an allergic reaction to fresh pineapple?

Oral allergy: If your reaction is limited to the mouth, which is usually the case with pineapple, time will heal it. This is not a life threatening allergy, it is called oral allergy syndrome. Take an oral antihistamine 30 minutes before eating it in the future or avoid it. Cooked pineapple should be ok. ...Read more

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If I have an allergic reaction to mango and pineapple, should I worry about apples even though I've been ok with them my whole life?

If I have an allergic reaction to mango and pineapple, should I worry about apples even though I've been ok with them my whole life?

No: it is usually individuals from northern European heritage who have allergy issues with tropical fruits. Apples are not tropical fruits. ...Read more

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I've just eaten some pineapple today, my skin has started to go weird and more irritated. Could this be an allergic reaction?

I've just eaten some pineapple today, my skin has started to go weird and more irritated. Could this be an allergic reaction?

Pineapple: Depending what area of skin is involved, usually the skin around the mouth and your mouth can get itchy from pineapple. If you developed a rash from it, see an allergist and get tested for it. ...Read more

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Could I have an allergic reaction after intercourse if my husband ate pineapple?

Could I have an allergic reaction after intercourse if my husband ate pineapple?

Unlikely: Are u allergic to pineapple or related fruits. Most food allergies are due to ingesting them. I think it is highly unlikely that u could develop a reaction to a food item via sexual intercourse, unless you ate some during act. Perhaps u came in contact with pineapple in his mouth while kissing, though I think this unlikely. Unless u are highly allergic to pineapple, I would look for other cause. ...Read more

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I ate pineapple and now I have allergies on my face and in my mouth. Am I allergic to pineapple?

I ate pineapple and now I have allergies on my face and in my mouth. Am I allergic to pineapple?

Unusual: A true allergy to pineapple is highly unusual however pineapple can cause sores in the mouth. You will need to be more specific about the allergies on your face. ...Read more

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How do you treat allergies to pineapple juice?

How do you treat allergies to pineapple juice?

Avoidance: Currently the best treatment approach for food allergies (including pineapple) is to avoid ingesting it. In the future, there will likely be methods of oral desensitization, but these are not ready for "prime time.". ...Read more

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Allergies to pineapple, eggs & wine--what is the common denominator?

Allergies to pineapple, eggs & wine--what is the common denominator?

Your immune system: You have a tendency to develop allergies to foreign proteins in your diet. I am interested in your wine allergy. Reactions to wine are either pharmacologic - the alcohol & other ingredients care drugs that cause nasal congestion or the sulfiting agents in the wine trigger asthma. Wine is often clarified by dropping a raw egg through it. If you are very allergic to egg this could be a denominator. ...Read more

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What to do if allergic reaction!?

What to do if allergic reaction!?

Allergic Reaction?: Not sure what you mean by allergic reaction. If you are referring to anaphylaxis then epinephrine is the treatment of choice, call 911. Allergic rhinitis is treated with OTC antihistamines, daily intranasal steroid or antihistamine sprays, saline rinses, etc. Allergy shots also an option. Avoidance of triggers is important but see an Allergist first to determine exactly what you are allergic to. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergic Reaction (Definition)

Allergic reactions are sensitivities to substances, called allergens, that come into contact with the skin, nose, eyes, respiratory tract, and gastrointestinal tract. They can be inhaled into the ...Read more