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Can you have an allergy to almond milk and if so, what are the symptoms?

Can you have an allergy to almond milk and if so, what are the symptoms?

Food allergy symptom: Any food can cause an allergy, and nuts like almonds cause allergies pretty often. Food allergy symptoms can affect many different organs and are unique to each person: itching (any or everywhere), stomach distress, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, gas, hives, asthma, nasal congestion, headache, swollen lips, throat closing, joint pains, eczema, weird rashes--you name it. ...Read more

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Could be that almond milk allergy is delaying? What are the symptoms?

Could be that almond milk allergy is delaying? What are the symptoms?

Usual allergic: Ranging from itching in the mouth, hives, swelling, abdominal cramps, vomiting, diarrhea to anaphylaxis. Most food reaction, if due to allergy, occurs within 2 hours after consuming the food. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an oral allergy? Whenever I eat carrots, apples, nuts such as almonds, pears, avocados I get an itchy throat or swelled lips

What are the symptoms of an oral allergy? Whenever I eat carrots, apples, nuts such as almonds, pears, avocados I get an itchy throat or swelled lips

Exactly that: Allergy symptoms can vary from skin rash all the way to anaphylaxis, so what you describe would be consistent with allergic symptoms.
suggest seeing an allergist for complete testing and prn meds ...Read more

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What are the different manifestations of almond allergies?

What are the different manifestations of almond allergies?

Often itchy mouth or: Rash or if severe -- trouble breathing or swelling. The symptoms are similar to any food allergic reaction--nothing specific about almond. Check out this link.
http://www. Foodallergy. Org/. ...Read more

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How to know if I have almond allergy?

How to know if I have almond allergy?

Get Allergy Test: Food allergies usually cause one or more of the following symptoms: hives, swelling, immediate crampy painful vomiting or diarrhea, throat or tongue swelling, difficulty breathing, or loss of blood pressure and unconsciousness known as anaphylaxis. If you have any of these symptoms, you need to see an allergy specialist and have a test to see if you are allergic. ...Read more

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How serious is having an almond allergy?

How serious is having an almond allergy?

Potentially serious: An allergy to tree nuts can potentially be life-threatening. I would recommend evaluation by an allergist for a more definitive prognosis. ...Read more

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What happens if I eat almonds if I have a tree nut allergy?

What happens if I eat almonds if I have a tree nut allergy?

No, you shouldn't: It largely depends on what type of tree nut allergy you have, and if you are allergic to several tree nuts. It's important to know that there is a 33% chance of cross reactivity among tree nuts. There is also a possibility of cross contamination, since many manufacturers process other nuts in the same proximity. Safest options is to avoid all tree nuts. ...Read more

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Is there an almond allergy?

Is there an almond allergy?

Absolutely: Almonds are on of several tree nuts including, among others, walnuts, pecans, cashews and pistachios. Tree nuts, like peanuts, are among the 8 most allergenic foods. The can trigger anaphylactic reactions. If you think you or some one you care for has had an allergic reaction to almonds, or other foods, I recommend you get it evaluated by a board certified allergist. ...Read more

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How do I know if I have an almond allergy?

How do I know if I have an almond allergy?

Eat 'em, Get sick.: Food allergy symptoms are virtually the same regardless of causative agent. If you have almond allergy & eat an almond you will likely have almost immediate symptoms of tongue, mouth, & throat itching & tongue, lips & facial swelling. There may be vomiting a few minutes later & difficulty breathing. Breathing issues may be severe. Sometimes symptoms are delayed for 1 to 2 hours. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have an almond allergy?

How do you know if you have an almond allergy?

Typical allergy symp: If one is allergic to almonds and eats them, then typical allergy reaction will occur and symptoms may include: itchiness, swelling, hives, breathing problems, feeling sick, throwing up, diarrhea, belly pain, passing out. ...Read more

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Why would I suddenly develop an almond allergy?

Why would I suddenly develop an almond allergy?

It happens: Food allergy can occur at anytime. Unfortunately there is no real good explanations as to why a food allergy happens at one time and not another. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: almond allergy?

What is the definition or description of: almond allergy?

Food Allergy: Almond allergy is an immune reaction that can result in hives, itchy rash, swelling, nausea, vomiting, belly pain, cough, wheeze, shortness of breath, fall in blood pressure and/or loss of consciousness after eating almond (s) or something that contains almonds. Diagnosis can be confirmed by skin testing or blood testing. ...Read more

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Almond allergy, how serious could it be if I don't know I have it?

Almond allergy, how serious could it be if I don't know I have it?

You'd know: At your age, you would have gotten obviously sick after getting into almonds. With no history like this, you won't get a fatal reaction out of the blue. Life's hard enough without worrying about possible food allergies. Watch yourself and if you get unexpectedly ill with symptoms suggesting allergy, be alert and figure out what it was. ...Read more

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Do I need to worry about almond allergy if I suffer from other nut allergies?

Do I need to worry about almond allergy if I suffer from other nut allergies?

Possibly: Tree nuts include almonds and as a general rule of thumb all tree nuts tend to travel together. If a patient is allergic to one tree nut it is probably prudent to avoid all tree nuts. Tree nut allergy can kill so this is not an allergy to take lightly, . ...Read more

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Should a person with an almond allergy be concerned about living near an almond orchard?

Should a person with an almond allergy be concerned about living near an almond orchard?

Almond Awareness: The simple answer is no. Most allergies are mediated through an antibody-antigen interaction, which in the case of a food allergy requires ingestion of the substance. The only risk from the trees could be related to any pollen they produce which is not the same as a food allergy. A simple way to know for sure is to have a picnic by the trees with your emergency response meds and a friend. ...Read more

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Should a person with an almond allergy be concerned about living within miles of almond orchard?

No: Tree nut allergy will cause symtpoms from injesting the tree nut. Living within a few miles of a tree nut farm should not be a problem. ...Read more

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Any reports of food allergies to almond milk?

Scarce: I was able to find a pediatric study from france published in 2002 that showed 2 children out of 163 had allergy to almond milk that triggered their asthma. I really expected to find more....The one concern when using almond milk is lack of vitamin and calcium supplementation in some products. ...Read more

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Is a cross-sensitivity chocolate/almond allergy possible?

Sort of: Most "grocery check out isle" chocolate is contaminated with peanut and tree nuts like almond, because it is packaged in the same factory. So if you buy plain chocolate you may still get exposure to almond. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could I use skincare products with almond oil if I have a nut allergy?

Please tell me, could I use skincare products with almond oil if I have a nut allergy?

Might just rash out: No clear answer here. Manufacturers' labels warn of high risk, but I can't find quality literature proving anaphylaxis from applying products containing nut oils to intact skin. Wide differences exist in how cosmetics are processed that can affect chance of rxn. We know sensitization can happen, tho. Open skin could add risk. Alternatively contact dermatitis is possible. Prudence is best. Avoid. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I could use skincare products with almond oil if I have a nut allergy?

Can you tell me if I could use skincare products with almond oil if I have a nut allergy?

Avoid: I would avoid topical skin care preparations with food products in them entirely, especially if you have any atopic skin conditions like eczema. If applied to open or damaged skin, these food based products can cause you to become sensitized to the food itself, putting you at risk for developing an allergy. I recommend fragrant-free, dye-free products like Vanicream, Aquaphor, Eucerin, or Cetaphil ...Read more

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I am allergic to pistachios, but I can't eat raw sunflower seeds or raw almonds? Are those allergies?

I am allergic to pistachios, but I can't eat raw sunflower seeds or raw almonds? Are those allergies?

Most likely, yes: Pistachios and almonds are both tree nuts and can cross react with other tree nuts like cashews, walnuts, almonds and hazelnuts and all of them should be avoided.

Sunflower seeds are not treenuts and usually do not cross react with treenuts. However, if you have adverse reactions whenever you eat them, they should be avoided as well. ...Read more

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Is almond milk ok to drink with a milk allergy?

Is almond milk ok to drink with a milk allergy?

Yes: Unless you are allergic to almond. If you are allergic to cow's milk, any "milk" made from rice, almond or whatever should be ok. ...Read more

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I vomited 5-10 minutes after eating a handful of cachews and almonds. Do you think its because of a nut allergy?

Possibly: Stomach upset and vomiting after eating nuts are possible signs of an allergy. It can happen within minutes to hours. It very well could be unrelated to an allergy too. It's not unreasonable to try another exposure to cashews and almonds individually and see what your reaction is. Please, seek urgent help if you develop breathing issues, severe pain, swelling anywhere or lightheadedness. ...Read more

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Will I be able to eat almonds if I have a tree nut allergy?

Will I be able to eat almonds if I have a tree nut allergy?

No: Almonds are a tree nut. Other common nuts to avoid: pistachio, pecan, cashew, walnut.

Peanuts are a legume so technically you can eat them. Many times these are mixed or prepared with or near tree nuts so if you don't know how its been prepared it is safest to avoid these as well. ...Read more

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I have a milk, egg, almond and hazel nut allergy. What can I eat?

I have a milk, egg, almond and hazel nut allergy. What can I eat?

Food allergy: First, make sure you have a good diagnosis of food allergy by a well trained allergist. Remember food allergy testing by itself does not necessarily equate to a clinical reaction to that particular food but rather it gives your doctor a risk assessment for food allergy. If you have real allergic reactions to milk, egg and nuts, you just have to avoid them and can eat anything else. ...Read more

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What are good table foods to try on a 13 mon old with egg and almond allergies? She has a bad gag reflux that doesn't help either.

What are good table foods to try on a 13 mon old with egg and almond allergies? She has a bad gag reflux that doesn't help either.

Avoid egg nut peanut: Avoid all products with egg, tree nuts (almond, brazil nut, hazelnut, cashew, pistachio, pecan, walnut, macadamia), peanuts. Person with tree nut allergy has 23-50% chance of being peanut allergic and allergy to one tree nut frequently associated with other tree nut allergies. Read labels carefully. It is essential to see allergist skilled in food allergy to sort out what the baby's allergies are. ...Read more

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If you have a peanut allergy, can you still drink almond milk?

If you have a peanut allergy, can you still drink almond milk?

Maybe: It all depends if you have an almond allergy. Almonds fit into the category of "tree nuts." individuals with a true peanut allergy have ~35% chance of a concomitant tree nut allergy.

If you are able to eat almonds without any adverse reaction on a regular basis, then you should be able to drink almond milk. However if you avoid tree nuts in general, I would consult a board-certified allergist. ...Read more

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