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Doctor insights on: Symptoms Of Peanut Intolerance

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Is there a reason it seems that so many more people now have peanut allergies or gluten intolerance?

Is there a reason it seems that so many more people now have peanut allergies or gluten intolerance?

Good question: Food allergies are becoming more prevalent in developed countries. Certainly increased awareness is part of the reason. Other theories include the "hygiene" hypothesis that our "clean" lifestyle has caused a switch in our immune system to overreact to normally harmless substances, i.e. Foods. There is still a lot to be learned. ...Read more

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Can my peanut allergy and lactose intolerance be linked to each other?

Can my peanut allergy and lactose intolerance be linked to each other?

Probably not: Peanut allergy is allergy antibody ige against peanut proteins. Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose a sugar in milk. These are two different pathophysiologic diseases. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of peanut hypersensitivity?

What are the symptoms of peanut hypersensitivity?

Peanut allergy: The most serious risk is immidiate allergic responce with swelling of larynx which if not treated can be fatal, and late effects with rash, wheezing and cough are slow to develope and easy to treat.So if you have peanut allergy you carry Epipen (epinephrine) with you all the time. ...Read more

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I had De Quervain's surgery 6 years ago and have just recently seen recurring symptoms. The pain is almost unbareable. It keeps me up at night and I am unable to do routine daily activities like turn a doorknob. Opening s jar of peanut butter almost reduc

I had De Quervain's surgery 6 years ago and have just recently seen recurring symptoms. The pain is almost unbareable. It keeps me up at night and I am unable to do routine daily activities like turn a doorknob. Opening s jar of peanut butter almost reduc

DeQuervian's Disease: 34 year old woman with DeQuervian's stenosing tenosynovitis s/p decompression 6 years ago now with recurring symptoms. Rest and splint your thumb if possible, ice, NSAIDs. Immediately call your hand surgeon. It may be that one tendon was decompressed, your Abductor Pollicis Longus, but you have since developed symptoms in the Extensor Pollicis Brevis tendon sheath and need injection/decompression. ...Read more

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How it caused, and what are the symptoms of a peanut hypersensitivity?

How it caused, and what are the symptoms of a peanut hypersensitivity?

Cause unknown, AVOID: The ultimate cause of peanut allergy is unknown, although it seems to be becoming more common. The treatment is avoidance of peanut--however, if exposed, treatment may range from Benadryl (diphenhydramine) to injectable epinephrine. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of peanut allergies in infants or toddlers?

What are some symptoms of peanut allergies in infants or toddlers?

Varied: Peanut reactions in infants and toddlers are the same as in teens and adults. They can include: rhinitis, lip/tongue swelling, rash, hives, itchiness, throat swelling, trouble breathing, wheezing, belly pain, vomiting, passing out and rarely death. ...Read more

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What are some symptoms of peanut allergies in a child?

What are some symptoms of peanut allergies in a child?

Peanut Allergy: Peanut allergy symptoms include: itchiness, rash, hives, lip or tongue swelling, trouble swallowing, trouble speaking, trouble breathing, asthma, abdominal pain, vomiting, passing out. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an allergic reaction to peanuts?

What are the symptoms of an allergic reaction to peanuts?

Several symptoms: True allergic reactions to peanuts usually occur within a few minutes of ingestion (occasionally after 1-2 hours) and may include hives, shortness of breath, cough, wheezing, throat discomfort, swelling of the lips/tongue, vomiting or diarrhea. ...Read more