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Can you have coconut oil if you have a coconut allergy?

Can you have coconut oil if you have a coconut allergy?

Should not: If you have a true coconut allergy, you should avoid the oil too. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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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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Can date palm cause an allergy?

Can date palm cause an allergy?

Yes.: Most any food can cause an allergy problem in people prone to food allergy. Date palm can cause a specific allergy to it's fruit and can also cause oral allergy syndrome due to cross reactivity with grass pollen. ...Read more

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Walnut allergy reaction to its oil?

Walnut allergy reaction to its oil?

Tree nut allergy: If you are allergic to walnut, i would recommend avoidance of all tree nuts and their oils which may not be purified. ...Read more

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Can someone have allergies to fish oil?

Can someone have allergies to fish oil?

Probably not: Oils are fats that don't usually cause allergic reactions (most allergies are directed against proteins). Manufacturers of fish oil supplements recommend that fish-allergic people avoid their product because they can't guarantee the absence of fish protein in their pills. One small study skin tested fish-allergic patients to fish oil and gave them supplements orally; none had an allergic response. ...Read more

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Walnut allergy so can u have reaction to its oil?

Walnut allergy so can u have reaction to its oil?

Possibly: If the oil to which you are referring is 100% purified, then all of the protein has been removed and it is generally considered safe. However, most "food oils" are not 100% pure (the protein is what provides the flavor in food oils) and thus could put you at risk for an allergic reaction. 100% pure oils are often used as industrial lubricants. ...Read more

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I have a rice allergy, can I eat items with bran oil?

I have a rice allergy, can I eat items with bran oil?

Perhaps: If the symptoms of your allergy are anaphylaxis discuss this with your allergist. Depending on your allergic history the answer may be to not take a chance or to try an oral challenge under close medical observation in the hospital or the allergy office. If you tolerate bran oil there you would be able to use it elsewhere. ...Read more

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Can you have peanut oil despite having a severe peanut allergy?

Can you have peanut oil despite having a severe peanut allergy?

Usually : Peanut allergy is a sensitivity to the protein found in peanuts--not necessarily the oil. Most fast food restaurants used peanut oil that has none of the allergic proteins. There are some peanut oils (cold pressed or poorly refined) that should be avoided. ...Read more

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Is oil pulling beneficial for bad allergies? Can i oil pull while ttc

Is oil pulling beneficial for bad allergies? Can i oil pull while ttc

Never heard of it: What is oil pulling? I have never heard of this treatment for allergic diseases. I have a rather open mind and have found no herbal medication doing much for allergies thus far. Do note that with anything , there is a 30% placebo effect. See an allergist to make sure you are doing thing that may jeopardize your pregnancy. ...Read more

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Is refined sesame oil safe for someone with a sesame allergy? Does refining remove the allergen?

Is refined sesame oil safe for someone with a sesame allergy? Does refining remove the allergen?

Possibly: Most vegetable oil are not allergenic with rare exceptions. In fact, I had reported a case of sesame seed oil anaphylaxis in the J of Allergy & Clin Immunology over 20 years ago- I believe it was the first time a seed oil was ever reported to have caused allergic reactions. If you had anaphylaxis to the seed, it would be prudent to be tested to the oil even though the risk is very low. ...Read more