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Dr. Lynne Weixel
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Walnut Allergy (Overview)

Walnut allergy is an immune mediated allergic reaction to the walnut molecule itself that can cause multiple symptoms including hives, itch, swelling, breathing issues, cough, wheeze, vomiting, or diarrhea. Some patients with walnut allergy also have oral allergy syndrome in which they develop itching around their mouth and tongue since the walnut allergen is similar to tree pollen.


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I have walnut allergy, would I die if I ate smoked walnuts?

I have walnut allergy, would I die if I ate smoked walnuts?

Yes.: If you have had life-threatening reactions called anaphylaxis to walnuts or pecans eating smoked walnuts can trigger the same reaction. Smoking the nut does not make it less dangerous as an allergenic food. ...Read more

Dr. Lynne Weixel
14 doctors shared insights

Walnut Allergy (Overview)

Walnut allergy is an immune mediated allergic reaction to the walnut molecule itself that can cause multiple symptoms including hives, itch, swelling, breathing issues, cough, wheeze, vomiting, or diarrhea. Some patients with walnut allergy also have oral allergy syndrome in which they develop itching around their mouth and tongue since the walnut allergen is similar to tree pollen.


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Does this mean I have a walnut allergy if my lips tingle after eating them?

Does this mean I have a walnut allergy if my lips tingle after eating them?

Yes-walnut allergy: It's called oral allergy syndrome and does indicate allergy to walnuts. Would be best to avoid them, as it could progress to a more serious reaction. ...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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Do u have a walnut allergy?

Do u have a walnut allergy?

Not me: But i assume you mean yourself? Allergists can help answer this question definitively. ...Read more

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Walnut allergy reaction is like what?

Walnut allergy reaction is like what?

See below: Allergy symptoms after exposure to walnuts. The symptoms can vary from hives to trouble breathing or swallowing. ...Read more

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Do I have a walnut allergy? What are the usual symptoms?

Do I have a walnut allergy?  What are the usual symptoms?

Several:itchyRash or: Itchy mouth or if severe -- trouble breathing or swelling. The symptoms are similar to any food allergic reaction--nothing specific about walnuts. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: walnut allergy?

What is the definition or description of: walnut allergy?

Walnut allergy: Walnut allergy is an immune mediated allergic reaction to the walnut molecule itself that can cause multiple symptoms including hives, itch, swelling, breathing issues, cough, wheeze, vomiting, or diarrhea. Some patients with walnut allergy also have oral allergy syndrome in which they develop itching around their mouth and tongue since the walnut allergen is similar to tree pollen. ...Read more

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Walnut allergy reaction is typically what kind of symptom?

Several itchyRash or: Itchy mouth or if severe -- trouble breathing or swelling. The symptoms are similar to any food allergic reaction--nothing specific about walnuts. ...Read more

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I have walnut allergy, would I die if I ate smoked walnuts?

Yes.: If you have had life-threatening reactions called anaphylaxis to walnuts or pecans eating smoked walnuts can trigger the same reaction. Smoking the nut does not make it less dangerous as an allergenic food. ...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