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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

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For what length of time can peanut allergy symptoms last?

For what length of time can peanut allergy symptoms last?

Peanut allergy: Peanut allergy is typically life long. A small percentage of children have been shown to outgrow it during their teenage years, but generally speaking once you have become allergic to it you need to avoid it for the rest of your life. ...Read more

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My son has allergy to peanut butter...Pretty severe also believes he is developing one to oatmeal what might symptoms be?

My son has allergy to peanut butter...Pretty severe also believes he is developing one to oatmeal what might symptoms be?

Hives, vomiting, etc: Allergy to oats is rare, but certainly possible. Food allergies cause similar symptoms, so you should watch for hives, vomiting, difficulty breathing, lip swelling and itching in the mouth. An allergist can skin test for oat or a blood test (rast-type) can be done. ...Read more

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, Brown stool with peanut butter like lines on the surface. No symptoms what is this?

, Brown stool with peanut butter like lines on the surface. No symptoms what is this?

I am not sure: But stool color and consistency has much to do with what you eat. Try to think of what you have been eating lately, and you may have the answer. Without any symptoms, try changing your diet and hopefully this will resolve, and the color will go back to normal. If it persists, then see the doc. ...Read more

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Sudden swollen thumb. I ate peanut butter and jelly sandwich for dinner. Can this contribute to my symptom? Thanks.

Sudden swollen thumb. I ate peanut butter and jelly sandwich for dinner. Can this contribute to my symptom? Thanks.

Doubtful: PB & J is one of my all-time favorite foods! If you were having an allergic reaction to the peanut butter then I would expect more generalized swelling of the skin, mouth, throat along with itching or hives. Sounds like the two things are unrelated. ...Read more

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6'3" 155 lb non fasting glucose 62 mg/ dl. Ate meal oatmeal fruit peanut butter < 1 hour before. Doc surpised I didn't have symptoms. Why low level?

6'3" 155 lb non fasting glucose 62 mg/ dl. Ate meal oatmeal fruit peanut butter < 1 hour before. Doc surpised I didn't have symptoms. Why low level?

Could be the read: Sometimes, glucometers don't read your blood sugar correctly. If the data doesn't feel the symptoms, then you should consider it to be lab error. ...Read more

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Is it possible that blue lips and nail beds be a symptom of peanut allergy?

Is it possible that blue lips and nail beds be a symptom of peanut allergy?

Blue lips/nails: Blue lips and nail beds are a sign of not having enough oxygen in the blood and if the allergy is so bad that the person cannot breath well then you can see this, but before that the perosn will have other symptoms. See ur doc asap if you have blue lips and nail beds on an ongoing basis. If breathign difficulty call 9-1-1. ...Read more

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LUQ pain and acid reflux after eating anything fatty ie peanuts fried chicken, pizza had gallbladder removed in 2007 but symptoms r still there?

LUQ pain and acid reflux after eating anything fatty ie peanuts fried chicken, pizza had gallbladder removed in 2007 but symptoms r still there?

GERD, hiatal hernia: Tou may have a hiatal hernia and you most likely have gastriesophageal reflux disease. This is fixable. You should get a barium upper GI study to examine for a hiatal hernia. ...Read more

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4yo with peanut & egg allergy & has eczema. He says his chest hurt & itchy & he breath quite loud, is this one of the asthma symptoms?

4yo with peanut & egg allergy & has eczema. He says his chest hurt & itchy & he breath quite loud, is this one of the asthma symptoms?

See a doc: These symptoms could be the sign of a serious allergic reaction if the child accidentally ate one of the foods s/he is allergic to. It could be asthma, but the itchy chest does not match this diagnosis, unless that is the way the toddler is describing "shortness of breath". Seek medical assistance immediately... Call your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Is peanut butter healthy?

Is peanut butter healthy?

It is nutritious but: Is fattening, so don't be excessive. A 1 ounce serving of peanuts has 166 calories, 6.7 g of protein & contain: 12% magnesium, 10% phosphorus & 29% of manganese (daily requirements). Peanuts have 14 grams of fat but only 1.9 grams of saturated fat as well as 4, 393 mg of omega 6 fatty acids but only 0.8mg of omega – 3 fatty acids. ...Read more

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Is peanut butter healthy?

Yes: Numerous studies have shown that people who regularly include nuts or peanut butter in their diets are less likely to develop heart disease or type 2 diabetes than those who rarely eat nuts. Although it is possible that nut eaters are somehow different from, and healthier than, non-nut eaters, it is more likely that nuts themselves have a lot to do with these benefits. ...Read more

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How is peanut butter healthy?

Nutritious w good: Protein. A 1 ounce serving of peanuts has 166 calories, 6.7 g of protein & contain: 12% magnesium, 10% phosphorus & 29% of manganese (daily requirements). Peanuts have 14 grams of fat but only 1.9 grams of saturated fat as well as 4, 393 mg of omega 6 fatty acids but only 0.8mg of omega – 3 fatty acids. ...Read more

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Is aldi peanut butter heathy?

Is aldi peanut butter heathy?

Similar to others: The aldi peanut butter is similar to other branded products. The majority of its calorie content comes from fat, as it does for other peanut butters. It can be part of a balanced nutrition when augmented by other foods. ...Read more

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Is expired peanut butter harmful?

Is expired peanut butter harmful?

Expired foods.: Any expired food, peanut butter or otherwise, has the potential to be harmful. Please be cautious in eating any food beyond its expiration date. I would not avoid eating peanut butter that is expired. ...Read more

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Peanut butter make your booty big?

Peanut butter make your booty big?

Depends on your body: Penut butter does have a lot of calories and can cause you to gain excess fat and become obeses. Where excess fat goes depends on your body shape. .. whether you're an apple, pear, or something else. You should be careful about your weight because obesity can cause many health problems, like heart problems, varicose veins, breathing problems. ...Read more

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Nutella peanut butter make yu fat?

Yes: Lots of calories per volume. It has the potential to cause weight gain. Pay attention to calories. If you balance calorie intake and expenditure, you should not gain weight. ...Read more

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Does peanut butter remove freckles?

Does peanut butter remove freckles?

No. Use sunscreen.: Many people use over-the-counter moisturizers that contain sunscreen. Avoiding exposure to the sun will decrease future freckles. However, one should take extra vitamin d to make up for not getting vitamin d from the sun. Although having tanned skin from sun exposure is not a medical illness, there are future issues such as more wrinkles, more freckles, and occasional skin cancers to worry about. ...Read more

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What amount peanut butter is too much?

What amount peanut butter is too much?

Healthy diet: Penut butter is packed with protein and tastes great. However, also packed with fat. If you look at the nutritional information for peanut butter, one 2 tsp serving has 16g fat (almost 1/4 of your daily requirement of fat)and 188 calories. It also has 8 grams of protein and 1.5 g fiber (7% of your daily need). But at what cost? Compare w/ greek yogurt which has 0% fat 100 cal and 17g protein. ...Read more

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Is nutella as healthy as peanut butter?

Is nutella as healthy as peanut butter?

Nutella vs PB: Nutella is made with hazelnuts; pb is made with peanuts. To compare, check the nutrition facts: the protein, fat and carbohydrate content, and the calories. Both of these are vegetarian, so healthier than a lot of animal products, but also look for added sugar, which raises the calories and is less healthy. Lower fat and sugar and calories and higher protein is healthier. Brands may differ. ...Read more

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What is the down side of eating peanuts?

What is the down side of eating peanuts?

Peanuts: Like any food, too much of a good thing is no good for you.
Enjoy your peanuts but don't overdo it. ...Read more

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Is the fat in peanut butter healthy for you?

High in fat but not: In saturated fat. Peanuts have 14 grams of fat but only 1.9 grams of saturated fat as well as 4, 393 mg of omega 6 fatty acids but only 0.8mg of omega – 3 fatty acids. ...Read more

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What is a good substitute for peanut butter?

Hummus: The following five can substitute for peanut butter. They are almond butter, cashew butter, sunflower seed butter, soy nut butter, and hummus. ...Read more

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Is it unhealthy to eat peanut butter everyday?

Let me explain: Are you eating enough fruits and veggies as well as enough milk to have a balanced diet? If you are, then all you really need to worry about is hydrogenated vegetable oils in the peanut butter which make it kind of unhealthy. ...Read more

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I was wondering is eating peanuts everyday bad?

I was wondering is eating peanuts everyday bad?

Not at all: If you don't have peanut allergy or adverse reaction to peanut, you can eat it everyday as long as you still enjoy consuming it. As a rule, just don't overindulge yourself. Consume all type of foods in moderation. Enjoy. ...Read more

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Is eating peanut butter bad for getting ripped?

Is eating peanut butter bad for getting ripped?

It is good: It is a fairly high protein food but try to avoid the ones with added sugar. ...Read more

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Is it possible to try peanuts if you're allergic?

Is it possible to try peanuts if you're allergic?

No: If one is allergic to peanut then one should never consume peanuts --- the result could be devastating. ...Read more

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Benefits of eating peanuts daily in small amounts?

Benefits of eating peanuts daily in small amounts?

GetThJunkOutaYrTrunk: Quote: “Scientific evidence suggests but does not prove that eating 1.5 ounces per day of most nuts, such
as peanuts, as part of a diet low in saturated fat and cholesterol may reduce the risk of heart disease.
1.5 ounces of peanuts also offers a good and excellent source of fiber and protein (10% and 20% RDA)" Plus, they taste good and satisfy appetite for a long time, so less likely to eat junk ...Read more

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Is it unhealthy to eat spoonfuls of peanut butter?

Yes: While eating peanut butter in moderation is good for you eating spoonfuls is not. Three spoonfuls of peanut butter has over 300 calories and is very high in fat. ...Read more