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Have there been any allergies (plants, trees, etc.) identified as occurring between early october and early november in the san francisco bay area?
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
Is the bee pollen helpful with seasonal allergiy I have allergy for tree pollen but only in spring
Can you tell me about an anaphylactic allergy to tree nuts when i was 12.. For the less common food allergies I have it obviously isn as well but nuts!?
Unclear question: Tree nut allergy usually does not remit. You may be allergic to some, but not all tree nuts. The most common food allergies are to nuts, peanut (a legume), shellfish (related to insects), fish, egg white, cow's milk, soy and wheat. Unless you have symptoms with foods other than tree nuts, you may be allergic only to them. If you suspect others, make a food diary and go to an allergist/immunologist. ...Read more
As an adult i developed allergies to tree nuts, honey, celery & mangos. 1 case of anaphylaxis. Does it sound like leaky gut or adult onset allergies?
How do you deal with your child's nut (tree nut) allergy? What common tree nut foods are all over the place?
Read labels: You become an expert in reading labels and asking questions when you eat out. If the allergies are severe, the a medic alert bracelet or necklace is indicated. Having an Epipen (epinephrine) on hand at all times is essential. Almonds, pecans, and walnuts are common in foods so you ask in restaurants if foods can be prepared separate from such foods. Education in your child's school, making his foods, etc. ...Read more
The doc told me that I have allergy of olive trees and i started taking (for 2months) Flixonase spray but it's a corticoide i don't want to gain weight?
You won't: Flixonase acts locally, and it's a very low dose corticosteroid. ...Read more
Great question: Unfortunately, the exact reason people develop nut allergies is unclear. It is likely a combination of being genetically predisposed and environmental exposure. One theory is early exposure to lotions or oils containing nut protein applied to infants who have thin skin or eczema. The nut protein is absorbed and body senses it as "abnormal" and make allergic antibodies. Why in adults? Not sure. ...Read more
Genes & environment: The tendency to develop allergies to foods & other innocuous environmental things is inherited. Allergy to tree nuts & peanuts probably occurs because exposure is too low during the critical period when the infant's immune system is sorting out self from dangerous stuff & foreign but safe stuff. Allergists currently think that early exposure to tree nuts might prevent allergy to these foods. ...Read more
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