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Allergic Reaction To Pineapple
Essentially allergies occur when your immune system goes crazy and decides to has to fight against things it should be ignoring. The immune system of people without allergies simply ignores the pollen in the air or the dander on their cat while an allergic person's immune system creates cells to fight against the pollen or dander. The allergic reaction causes the ...Read more
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
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
I've just eaten some pineapple today, my skin has started to go weird and more irritated. Could this be an allergic reaction?
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
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
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
Anaphylaxis: The most severe reaction that can occur after repeated exposure to something you are allergic to is called anaphylaxis. This rare but sudden condition causes itchy welts (hives), followed by wheezing, shortness of breath, and occasionally, swelling of the tongue or throat. Without treatment, swelling of the tongue or throat can sometimes worsen and block the airway. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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