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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

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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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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If I have a nut allergy n eat something w walnut leaf oil can I hve an allergic reaction such as a migrain? Isamigrain a form of an allergic reaction?

If I have a nut allergy n eat something w walnut leaf oil can I hve an allergic reaction such as a migrain? Isamigrain a form of an allergic reaction?

Not usually: However nasal congestion can trigger migraine (at least in my experience). It is unlikely that if one is allergic to a nut, one would react to the oil even though there are rare exceptions (sesame seed oil for example). I am not aware of anyone having allergic reaction to the leaves (other than poison oak). ...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?

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?

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

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How could this be a walnut allergy? I live in walnut creek.

How could this be a walnut allergy? I live in walnut creek.

? JOKE?: Ho, ho, ho. If this a joke, as it appears to be, save the space for something more serious. ...Read more

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I have oral allergy syndrome and can't eat nuts but used a body wash with walnut shell in it. Will I get symptoms?

I have oral allergy syndrome and can't eat nuts but used a body wash with walnut shell in it. Will I get symptoms?

Oral allergy syndrom: Oral allergy syndrome are local symptoms on contact with certain food due to cross reactivities of those to environmental allergens. It usually does not cause life threatening events like in real food allergies. You can test it on a small area on your skin before applying it to the whole body to gaze how much symptoms you get. ...Read more

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Anyone test for allergies to walnuts? Is it a blood test?

Anyone test for allergies to walnuts? Is it a blood test?

History: It's a common allergy and can be severe. If it is quite clear from your experience with walnuts that you are allergic, the results of a patch test won't tell you anything you don't already know. ...Read more

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Could this be a walnut allergy if able to eat black walnut ice cream?

Could this be a walnut allergy if able to eat black walnut ice cream?

Probably not: But allergies are strange things; sometimes cooking a food can remove its allergenic by breaking down proteins. If you're not sure, it's best to be tested, because allergies can be very very dangerous sometimes. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about allergies to wheat, corn, peanuts, soy, walnuts, shrimp, clam, and scallops?

Can you tell me about allergies to wheat, corn, peanuts, soy, walnuts, shrimp, clam, and scallops?

Food allergy: When it comes to food allergies, especially in patient with multiple food allergies like yourself, the diagnosis of it should be taken very careful so we don't over-diagnose it. Over-diagnosis will bring unnecessary burden to your quality of life. Diagnosing should be correlate with clinical symptoms of wheezing, hives, abdo pain... Lab tests help us gauge the risk of having food allergy only. ...Read more

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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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Could this be a walnut allergy? Rashes on my neck after eating mixed nuts?

Could this be a walnut allergy? Rashes on my neck after eating mixed nuts?

Rash: It could be a reaction to any of the nuts in your mixed nuts. Or it could be related to any other ingredients, such as any oils or preservatives. ...Read more

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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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When I eat walnuts, my gums become slightly irritated (sore), no itching or swelling, is this an allergy?

When I eat walnuts, my gums become slightly irritated (sore), no itching or swelling, is this an allergy?

Avoid walnut & pecan: You might have oral allergy syndrome, a cross-reaction between allergens in raw fruits, vegetables & nuts & those in birch & ragweed pollens. The resemblance & the consequent symptoms of itchy mouth & throat tickle disappear with sufficient heating of the food. Neither home nor medical cures work so its best to avoid these nuts. An allergist can help sort this out from true walnut/pecan allergy. ...Read more

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How fast do symptoms of walnut allergy start. I ate a cake containing walnuts 2 hours ago and now my throat fills a bit itchy and tight, with cough?

How fast do symptoms of walnut allergy start. I ate a cake containing walnuts 2 hours ago and now my throat fills a bit itchy and tight, with cough?

Go to ER: If your symptoms haven't resolved since you posted this an hour ago then go to the ER. Get evaluated by an Allergist. You will need an epinephrine autoinjector if you are allergic.
Reactions typically start right away but can be delayed. ...Read more

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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

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Sunflower allergy --problem with oil?

Sunflower allergy --problem with oil?

No problem w/ oil: If you are allergic to sunflower seed, you may still eat or cook with the highly purified oil. The allergy is to the proteins in the sunflower seed. Highly purified sunflower oil should not contain any significant protein. However, in very highly sensitive patients with a history of a severe reaction, it may be best to avoid the sunflower oil as well. ...Read more

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Allergy to lemon oil, is that possible?

Allergy to lemon oil, is that possible?

Maybe: This has been described only once in the medical literature (in 1990). It was reported in a women who worked handling lemon peel and lemon oil for several years. The reaction she got was a skin reaction on her fingers where she handled these products. It is exceedingly rare, but it may be possible to have a lemon oil allergy. ...Read more

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If sesame allergy, can I have sesame oil?

If sesame allergy, can I have sesame oil?

No: If you are allergic to sesame seeds, the best thing is to read labels and make sure you do not eat, touch or inhale anything that contains them. ...Read more

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Why is canola or soy cooking oil for allergies?

Why is canola or soy cooking oil for allergies?

Better than corn?: Good morning, corn is more allergenic ; any oil of animal origin could also be more allergy inducing. However there is no scientific data to support the claim. However, there are increasing incidence of soy allergy reported on children. ...Read more

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Is rapeseed oil dangerous for seed allergy sufferers?

No: It doesn't taste very good. Canola oil is a variety of the same plant. Only the "cold pressed" oils have enough protein to have reactions. ...Read more

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I think I have an allergy to rapeseed oil. Is that common?

I think I have an allergy to rapeseed oil. Is that common?

A rare allergy: Rapeseed oil is called canola oil today. It's the basic ingredient of most vegetable oils. Because canola oil is extracted at very high heat from the seeds any allergenic proteins are denatured and rendered harmless by the processing. ...Read more