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Allergic Reaction To Walnuts
If I have a nut allergy n eat something w walnut leaf oil can I hve an allergic reaction such as a migrain? Isamigrain a form of an allergic reaction?
Not usually: However nasal congestion can trigger migraine (at least in my experience). It is unlikely that if one is allergic to a nut , one would react to the oil even though there are rare exceptions (sesame seed oil for example). I am not aware of anyone having allergic reaction to the leaves (other than poison oak). ...Read more
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
I ate some walnuts and then woke up with my throat hurting and now I'm loosingy voice could it be an allergic reaction?
Could be: or could be not, if you ate walnuts before, you can still get an allergic reaction, but kind of rare, maybe the start of a cold, at any rate, take an antihistaminic OTC, unless contraindicated, if symptoms progress or you develop difficult breathing please go to ER, be careful while driving or operating machinery and taking an antihistaminic, might cause drowsiness, good luck ...Read more
Can you tell me about allergies to wheat, corn, peanuts, soy, walnuts, shrimp, clam, and scallops?
Food allergy: When it comes to food allergies, especially in patient with multiple food allergies like yourself, the diagnosis of it should be taken very careful so we don't over-diagnose it. Over-diagnosis will bring unnecessary burden to your quality of life. Diagnosing should be correlate with clinical symptoms of wheezing, hives, abdo pain... Lab tests help us gauge the risk of having food allergy only. ...Read more
I just ate walnuts, never got tested for allergies, I just avoided them. My throat and tongue are swelling. I had them an hour ago. Should I get help?
An altered reaction: The roots of "allergy" are from greek "allos" (different) and "ergos" (action). So, an allergic reaction is a "different" (from normal) reaction. The reaction occurs to an allergen. An allergen can be a pollen (ragweed), food (peanut), animal (dust mite or bee venom), or other foreign substances. Symptoms occur due to histamine and other chemicals and cause sneezing, runny nose, etc. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Smelling what?: would you kindly be more specificGet a more detailed answer ›
No: Rosacea is an inherited condition characterized by extra sensitive skin, flushing, dilated blood vessels, inflammatory bumps that mimic acne, and enlarging bumpy nose. Common triggers are chronic sun exposure, caffeine, alcohol, and increase in core temperature, etc...The inflammatory reaction of rosacea is not histamine driven as it is in an allergic reaction. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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