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Strawberry Allergy Rash
Allergy to any food, in this case strawberry will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure etc. Food allergy is diagnosed with clinical history followed by skin or blood test and that information helps establish the diagnosis and ...Read more
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Food allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case strawberry will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure etc. Food allergy is diagnosed with clinical history followed by skin or blood test and that information helps establish the diagnosis and severity of the allergy. ...Read more
The same allergen: Whether a fruit is organic or not, does not matter for conventional food allergies. The allergen in the fruit will be the same. Bottomline, always avoid the fruit you are allergic to. ...Read more
Several reactions: While any food can trigger a food allergy, strawberries are commonly blamed for itchy skin rashes after ingestion and sometimes direct skin contact. More severe allergic type reactions may occur, but are less common. Strawberries contain chemical type substance that can release histamine, causing the itchy rashes. Sometimes the reaction is limited to the mouth/throat with itching--oral allergy. ...Read more
Same as other foods:
Food allergy usually starts within 30 min. And involves some or all of following: itchy/swollen lips/mouth/throat, nausea, vomitting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, flushing, itchy skin, hives, chest tightness, wheezing, runny/stuffy nose, itchy/watery eyes, lightheadedness/low bp. It is rare to have a single symptom except itchy mouth and symptoms resolve within 24 hours.
Allergic reactions to fo. ...Read more
Not an easy question: Obviously strawberries, and probably cherries, other fruits that cross react:? grapes. You will definitely be better off seeing an allergist for better evaluation, testing and probably performing food challenges, most important though is prescribing epinephrine to use in emergency, together with an antihistaiminc. Pls check the ACAAI web site to locate an allergist in your area, goodluck ...Read more
If I had strawberry flavored candy with no itching, does this mean my strawberry allergy is gone?
No: Strawberry candy may contain no actual strawberries - like juice which contains no juice. You would have to check ingredients as it may only have artificial colors and flavors. ...Read more
Not do this. Is it possible that my strawberry allergy is also an acai berry allergy? Any relationship?
Not very likely: These plants are not related. You most likely have developed allergy to both these fruits un related. ...Read more
Cooked or raw differ: Strawberries and other berries have components that will cause your cells (mast cells) to release histamine. This will give you the symptoms of allergy without you really having a strawberry allergy. People who have this type of reaction, can eat cooked strawberries, strawberry jelly or jam without any problem. ...Read more
Will strawberry flavored amoxicillin cause hives in a breastfed baby with a strawberry allergy? He has taken bubble gum one 2 times before no issue
Can Be Either:: May be the baby is developing Amoxicillin allergy, or possibly strawberry related. Remember, somebody has to be exposed to an allergen initially to react to it on further exposure. With subsequent exposure, the allergic reaction becomes stronger and severe to become life threatening. Be careful next time, talk to baby's doctor. ...Read more
I just recently developed a strawberry allergy which is severe (tongue and throat swelling). Are there any other foods I should avoid?
Possible: Plant leaves contain chemicals that can lead to an allergic reaction. Additionally, food crops may be sprayed with materials which can also lead to rashes. Contact allergies generally result from repeated exposure to a substance. In the future, wear gloves or some other protective barrier to limit exposure. Additionally, wash well after contact. See your doctor if persists or worsens. ...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