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Hazelnut Allergy Drugs
A food allergy is an immune response to a particular food which can lead any combination of hives, itchy rash, swelling including the lips/tongues/mouth, diarrhea, belly pain, cough, wheeze, fall in blood pressure or unconsciousness. Food allergy can be confirmed by blood test, skin test, or eating in ...Read more
Food Allergy: A food allergy is an immune response to a particular food which can lead any combination of hives, itchy rash, swelling including the lips/tongues/mouth, diarrhea, belly pain, cough, wheeze, fall in blood pressure or unconsciousness. Food allergy can be confirmed by blood test, skin test, or eating in an observed medical environment. ...Read more
Nuts are different: Peanuts and hazelnuts are not the same. Peanuts are a legume and hazelnuts are tree nuts. If you are allergic to one, you will not necessarily be allergic to the other, but if you have several food allergies involving nuts, hazelnut and peanut should both be part of your skin test or blood test evaluation ...Read more
Same nut: Hazelnut and filbert sometimes refer to the exact same nut (corylus avellana) but sometimes filbert refers to a closely related species (corylus maxima). Either way, from an allergy point of view they are essentially the same nut and if you are allergic to hazelnut you should avoid filbert and vice versa. ...Read more
What do you suggest if I use hazelnut k-cups a lot. Will i set off my roommates nut allergy if we use the same keurig?
Possibly: It depends on what nuts she is allergic to. It also depends on the severity of her allergy. The safest bet, if she is allergic to hazelnut or tree nut, is to not use the hazelnut k-cups if you are sharing. ...Read more
I have been inflicted with tested for allergies using a skin test, and it came out positive for milkit for all i know. And about the filbert, is that like, hazelnuts?
Allergies: Filbert is hazelnut, not. Sure what your question is otherwise. ...Read more
Avoidance: Carefully avoid all of these foods. If you have not been tested by an allergist see one. He/she can test you to make sure that you are not allergic to other tree nuts or soy and other legumes. You should also have an epi-pen in case of severe reactions. ...Read more
I have a milk, egg, almond nut, hazelnut and peanut allergy. Is there anything I need? Like a kit or something?
Anaphylaxis plan/kit: Peanut and nut allergies can be serious leading to anaphylaxis (severe allergic reaction). It's important to have 1) self injectable epinephrine (like EpiPen or Auvi-Q); 2) written anaphylaxis action plan from your doctor; 3). wear a medical ID bracelet; 4) antihistamines for very mild reactions; 5) chef card-to be used at restaurants. All of these can be kept in a kit so as not to be misplaced ...Read more
Chronic hives since October. Should I stay away from Class 1&2 allergies to wheat, egg, milk, oat, hazelnut? Done elimination diet & still have hives.
See allergist: Most chronic hives are not due to food allergies and thus you should find out whether you are indeed allergic to a food (unless you have had a convincing reaction from eating it) before you eliminate it from your diet. The cause is often unknown but the condition is usually treatable. Up to 30% of CU is likely from an autoimmune process ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tricky: Medication reactions can be tricky as the type of reaction can be intolerance vs allergic. Avoidance is the best treatment for a drug allergy and using a suitable alternative. In a life threatening circumstance, desensitization by an allergist in the hospital is an option. Sometimes drug allergy can resolve over time such as penicillin. An allergist can assist in a good long term plan. ...Read more
See an allergist: You will need to see an allergist. They will determine if you are truly allergic. If you are an you need the medication there are protocols that can be used to desensitize you. Most of the time this is not necessary as alternative agents are usually available. ...Read more
Great question!: We don't know "why" people develop drug allergies, as there are many potential causes. Frequent exposure or prolonged use is one trigger - and this is seen with certain types of chemotherapy. Many factors, including genetic risks, other medications, and propensity for allergy probably play a role as well. ...Read more
I have allergy from the medicine that content zole drug how can I can get rid from this type of allergy ?
Is it allergic?: First you will have to determine whether your reaction is an allergy or an intolerance. As for a true drug allergy, many tends to fade away after a few years although sulfa allergy tends to linger forever. You will need to see an allergist to guide you through this ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If you're allergic to a drug have a drug allergy can you outgrow it as you get older for instance i'm allergic to phenobarbital?
Maybe: There are some allergies that resolve as you grow older. For instance some people can get improvement in their response to certain medications as they get older, or further away from the initial exposure. This may be due to a calming of the inflammatory response as you age. However, if you were my patient i would not give you a medication that you were allergic to as the risk is too high. ...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