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Could this be a walnut allergy if able to eat black walnut ice cream?

Could this be a walnut allergy if able to eat black walnut ice cream?

Probably not: But allergies are strange things; sometimes cooking a food can remove its allergenic by breaking down proteins. If you're not sure, it's best to be tested, because allergies can be very very dangerous sometimes. ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

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


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Do I have a walnut allergy if get gassy after eating black walnut ice cream?

Do I have a walnut allergy if get gassy after eating black walnut ice cream?

Probably not allergy: If you experiencing "gas" after eating walnut ice cream, i would be less concerned with tree nut allergy and more concerned with possible lactose intolerance. ...Read more

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I am lactose intolerant and recently noticed that I am able to have yogurt for breakfast w/o the symptoms I typically get after eating anything with lactose (pizza, ice cream, cream, etc.)?

I am lactose intolerant and recently noticed that I am able to have yogurt for breakfast w/o the symptoms I typically get after eating anything with lactose (pizza, ice cream, cream, etc.)?

Amount of lactose: Assuming the cream is not heavy cream, the amount of lactose (milk sugar) in the yogurt is likely significantly less than in the foods that cause you problems. Heavy cream is mostly milk fat, so if you can tolerate yogurt, intolerance of heavy cream would be more likely a fat intolerance. ...Read more

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Every time I eat strawberry banana ice cream,I have diarrhea.Am I allergic to dairy?to the strawberry only?is it allergy reaction?How bad?

Every time I eat strawberry banana ice cream,I have diarrhea.Am I allergic to dairy?to the strawberry only?is it allergy reaction?How bad?

Impossible to say: If you can eat other flavors of ice cream it is not a problem with diary. Have the issue evaluated or just select a different flavor. ...Read more

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Lactose intolerant or allergy?Took 3 Lactaid before ice-cream last night, woke up w/ stomachach and now diarrhea almost 24hr later(dont go that often)

Lactose intolerant or allergy?Took 3 Lactaid before ice-cream last night, woke up w/ stomachach and now diarrhea almost 24hr later(dont go that often)

Allergy/food poisoni: Usually 3 Lactaid tablets are sufficient for a scoop or two of ice cream in lactose intolerance thus your response is more likely from food poisoning (contamination) with milk allergy being less likely in the absence of any itching or hives. ...Read more

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Metal allergy rash on arm becimes full body rash. Red &flesh colored bumps extremly ichy even w/ hydro 1% cream only ice/ boiling h2o helps. Ideas?!

Metal allergy rash on arm becimes full body rash. Red &flesh colored bumps extremly ichy even w/ hydro 1% cream only ice/ boiling h2o helps. Ideas?!

See your doctor: If this is truly an extension of a contact reaction to a metal, creams aren't going to help - you need an oral steroid such as prednisone. Be sure to avoid all contact with that type of metal in the future. ...Read more

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Can you overdose on ice cream?

Can you overdose on ice cream?

?: I'm not sure what you mean. What type of overdose do you mean? Sugar? Too much ice cream can raise your blood sugar, fats, or cholesterol too high but that depends on the type of ice cream or milk used. ...Read more

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