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Doctor insights on: Allergic To Olive Trees

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I just found out im allergic to olive trees so am I allergic to olives as well?

I just found out im allergic to olive trees so am I allergic to olives as well?

No.: Allergy to the pollen from olive trees does not cross react with anything in the olives. ...Read more

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Allergic to olive trees?

Allergic to olive trees?

Possible: Olive tree pollen allergy is not common in the us b/c olive trees are not that common. It is more common in mediteranean area. ...Read more

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Being allergic to olive trees the same as olives?

Being allergic to olive trees the same as olives?

No: Olive tree allergy such as european olive tree typically refers to pollen produced by the tree and shed during the spring. The edible olive should not cause a problem in those with pollen allergy. ...Read more

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If you are allergic to olive trees are you allergic to olive oil?

If you are allergic to olive trees are you allergic to olive oil?

Tree pollen: Allergy to tree pollen does not mean you will be allergic to the tree fruit or nut however, it is possible for persons to be allergic to both. ...Read more

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I found out I'm allergic to olive trees, but can I still have olive oil?

I found out I'm allergic to olive trees, but can I still have olive oil?

Yes.: Allergy to the pollen from olive trees does not cross react with anything in the olive oil. ...Read more

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I just found out im allergic to olive trees would this mean im allergic to olives and oil as well?

Just the pollen: If you tested positive for "olive tree" then the test was for the pollen. You should have no problem with eating products containing or cooked in olive oil. ...Read more

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I'm allergic to olive tree, can I still have olive oil?

Yes.: Allergy to the pollen from olive trees does not cross react with anything in the olive oil. ...Read more

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I found out I'm allergic to olive tree, so can I still have olive oil?

I found out I'm allergic to olive tree, so can I still have olive oil?

Just the pollen: If you tested positive for "olive tree" then the test was for the pollen. You should have no problem with eating products containing or cooked in olive oil. ...Read more

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If allergic to the olive trees, are you allergic to olives themselves?

If allergic to the olive trees, are you allergic to olives themselves?

No.: Allergy to the pollen from olive trees does not cause an allergy to the fruit (the olive). However, you can still have an allergy to both, but by separate and different ige antibodies. Ige is the type of antibody your immune system makes to things which you are allergic and it is very specific for each allergy. ...Read more

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If allergic to the pollen of olive trees are you allergic to any olives?

Just the pollen: If you tested positive for "olive tree" then the test was for the pollen. You should have no problem with eating products containing or cooked in olive oil, and no problem eating olives. ...Read more

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I'm allergic to any kind of pollen when the trees are in blossom, pine trees, olive trees. What can I do besides wear a mask?

I'm allergic to any kind of pollen when the trees are in blossom, pine trees, olive trees. What can I do besides wear a mask?

Allergic rhinitis: Staying inside the house during pollen season seems like the best answer. But that's not practical. So, in addition to wearing a mask, do not forget to clean your outer clothes, accessories and shoes before getting back in your house to prevent pollen from being trapped inside the house. Taking a shower will help remove pollen adhering to your skin. Antihistamines plus nasal steroids will help. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use the leaves from my olive trees to make tea?

Is it safe to use the leaves from my olive trees to make tea?

Yes: As long as the tree was not sprayed with insecticides or other chemicals, the leaves can be used to make a tea safely. ...Read more

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Allergies to olive trees? Would that test only be right for the pollen?

Yes: If you tested positive for "olive tree" then the test was for the pollen. You should have no problem with eating products containing or cooked in olive oil, and no problem eating olives. ...Read more

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Does anyone know what the best solution for the seasonal allergy to the olive tree is?

Does anyone know what the best solution for the seasonal allergy to the olive tree is?

Medication: Its hard to avoid tree pollen during the season. Nasal sprays and antihistamines can help. If no relief then consider allergy immunotherapy. ...Read more

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Can I dilute tea tree oil with vegetable oil or water instead of with olive/coconut oil?

Tea tree oil: Tea tree oil can be mixed with both of these things. But what are you using it to treat, as the mixtures are different. ...Read more

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What are some good topical, OTC remedies for athletes foot? I heard tea tree oil and olive oil really get the job done..

What are some good topical, OTC remedies for athletes foot? I heard tea tree oil and olive oil really get the job done..

Lamasil: There are several otc creams and sprays for athlete's foot. They are mostly based on an antifungal medication called terbinafine. If things persist, after correct use, you may want to get it checked out by you primary care doc as it could be a different skin condition all together. As per the natural/other remedies I have also heard of vick's vaporub working, along with those you listed. ...Read more

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I have a skin tag on my eyelid. I am looking for an effective home remedy. I have tried olive oil and baking soda and now, I am trying tea tree oil.

I have a skin tag on my eyelid. I am looking for an effective home remedy. I have tried olive oil and baking soda and now, I am trying tea tree oil.

Unlikely: Unfortunately a home remedy is unlikely to have any effect. Surgical removal by a professional is straightforward and your best bet. ...Read more

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Sometimes get what looks just like mild angular chelitis. How 2 speed up healing? Aloe vera, olive/tea tree/coconut oil, listerine, petroleum jelly?? Help!

Sometimes get what looks just like mild angular chelitis. How 2 speed up healing? Aloe vera, olive/tea tree/coconut oil, listerine, petroleum jelly?? Help!

Angular Chelitis: This malady is facilitated or associated with a yeast/fungus infection. Medications that are used for athletes foot can be used. It is always better to consult with your oral health care professional. ...Read more

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Will a vinegar, olive oil and tea tree oil treatment work on lice?

Will a vinegar, olive oil and tea tree oil treatment work on lice?

Yes: Olive oil or any oil will basically chock the lice. But you still need to remove the nets with soft comb. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I'm allergic to black olives what else am I allergic to?

Can you tell me if I'm allergic to black olives what else am I allergic to?

Olive allergy rare: Allergy to olive fruit is rare -- very rare. This is because olives (canned black olives) are treated with lye to extract the bitterness and it breaks down the potentially allergenic proteins. There is one case of a person allergic to olive tree pollen who became allergic to olives, but that is the only one. You are not likely to have any cross-reaction with black olives. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I am allergic to black olives, what else could I be allergic to?

Can you tell me if I am allergic to black olives, what else could I be allergic to?

Food allergies: Just because you have an allergy to one food doesn't necessarily mean you will have an allergy to others. First step is to determine if you have a true food allergy to black olives or just a sensitivity. See an allergist to get correct diagnosis. If you have a true allergy to black olives might be concerned other olives (green, etc.) would likely cross-react. ...Read more

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Can I have hazelnut chocolate spread if allergic to some tree nuts?

Hazelnut allergy: Be careful as many nut products are processed in the same manufacturing plant. So if you are allergic to one nut, it may be a contaminate of another product with another nut. ...Read more

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If you are allergic to walnut trees, does that mean you should not eat walnuts?

If you are allergic to walnut trees, does that mean you should not eat walnuts?

No: The allergens in the food and in the pollen are different. Just like pecan tree and pecan nut, you should be fine because of that reason. Talk to your allergist if you have any questions. ...Read more

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If I am allergic to walnut trees, does that mean I should not eat walnuts either?

If I am allergic to walnut trees, does that mean I should not eat walnuts either?

Usually not: There is typically no relationship between tree pollen and tree nut allergy in most except the most highly allergic individuals. If you have eaten walnuts without symptoms for many years before you found out you're allergic to walnut pollen, don't worry about it. But if you have severe allergy symptoms in the spring and have never eaten walnuts, you should be cautious about trying them. ...Read more

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If you are allergic to walnut trees, does that mean you should not eat walnut either?

Nut allergy: Being allergic to walnut tree means that you are allergic to its pollen. This does not mean that you are also allergic to its fruit which is a nut. However, if you are allergic to any other tree nuts, you may also be allergic to walnut. ...Read more

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Can you get an allergic reaction from a crab apple tree?

Can you get an allergic reaction from a crab apple tree?

Allergy: Allergy can occur to almost any protein that is foreign to the human body, and crab apple tree pollen could be an allergen. ...Read more

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If you're allergic to trees are you allergic to tea tree oil?

If you're allergic to trees are you allergic to tea tree oil?

No: The reaction to tea tree oil would most likely be an allergic contact dermatitis (itchy skin rash where tea tree oil is applied). ...Read more

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I am allergic to pine trees, but nothing severe. Can I use pine tar soap? I've heard of its many benefits.

I am allergic to pine trees, but nothing severe. Can I use pine tar soap? I've heard of its many benefits.

Try small area first: Assuming you have true allergy to pine tree, I would suspect that pine tar soap may cause some symptoms although it may only be mild. You could certainly try the soap on a small part of your skin. If it does not cause symptoms then you should be fine. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed as being allergic to peanuts and tree nuts as a child but that was 15 years ago. Can I try nuts now?

I was diagnosed as being allergic to peanuts and tree nuts as a child but that was 15 years ago. Can I try nuts now?

Visit allergist: It is much safer to only reintroduce a food that you were previously told you were allergic to after testing and oral challenge in a supervised setting (e.g. Doctor's office). ...Read more

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Can you you be allergic to walnut tree pollen but not walnuts?

Yes: The walnut tree pollen allergen and walnut (nut) allergen are structurally different. While some people may be allergic to both, allergy to walnut tree pollen does not imply walnut allergy. ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of having an allergic reaction to tea tree oil?

What are common symptoms of having an allergic reaction to tea tree oil?

Usually a rash: Most common reaction to tea tree oil involves a chronic allergic dermatitis and may appear similar to a nasty reaction to poison ivy. ...Read more

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

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

Not always: Not necessarily. However, until you are tested for specific nut, I would avoid them all. ...Read more

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I'm wondering if I am allergic to peanuts but can eat some tree nuts that I know of can I eat hazelnuts?

I'm wondering if I am allergic to peanuts but can eat some tree nuts that I know of can I eat hazelnuts?

Get tested for it: 30%to40% of people who are allergic to peanuts are allergic to tree nuts. I will recommend you consult with your allergist and get tested for hazelnut allergy before you ear hazelnut, till then you avoid hazelnuts. ...Read more

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I just ate oatmeal that says " manufactured in a facility that also uses tree nuts and soy " should I be worried? I'm allergic to soy

I just ate oatmeal that says " manufactured in a facility that also uses tree nuts and soy " should I be worried? I'm allergic to soy

Try to avoid: That's the reason they wrote the statement, it's a disclaimer anyways, and you might not have any problem, also depends on how much you're allergic to soy, check food allergy network on the web, also check with an allergist for better evaluation  ...Read more