Looking for nut allergies symptoms, eg, cashew allergy?

Varies. Allergic reactions varies with individuals.Some can consume cashews, while to others they are toxic.Reactions can be mild or severe. Mild reactions include nausea , vomiting, diarrhea. Skin rash and itching on the skin.The eyes , roof of mouth and throat may itch.Severe reactions include difficulty breathing, swelling to face and throat.The most dangerous is anaphylaxis.This can be fatal .

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Why did I develop cashew allergy?

Sensitivity. We do not know why anyone develops an allergy to a known product. It requires exposure and a sensitive immune system and that is presumably what happened to your body. Unfortunately you will have to avoid products containing cashews and cashew products. Read more...

What could be triggering someone's cashew allergy?

Allergic antibodies. When a person becomes allergic to a food such as cashew, they begin making an allergic antibody (ige) that is specific to cashew. On subsequent exposure to cashew the antibody binds to the cashew protein and triggers mast cells and basophils to release histamine, which can cause anything from nausea and abdominal cramping to itching and hives or anaphylaxis. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: cashew allergy?

Cashew allergy. Cashew allergy is an immune (often ige mediated) allergic reaction in which consumption of the food leads to increased allergy cell activity (mast cells) leading to histamine release. Symptoms can include hives, itching, swelling, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, and trouble breathing. Some patients can also develop oral allergy syndrome characterized by tongue and mouth itching. Read more...
Food allergy. Cashew is a tree nut and capable of causing severe anaphylactic reactions. It is commonly associated with pistachio allergy and biologically related to mango but true clinical mango allergy in tree nut allergic patients is less common than expected. Read more...

Why did I develop a cashew allergy if I don't eat them often?

True allergy? Are you truly allergic? Are you having any allergy symptoms when you eat them? Just because you see a positive result on skin or blood test, doesn't automatically mean that you are allergic to it (just like any other food). If you truly are, well then that just happened to be enough exposure for your immune system to react to it. Read more...

Why did I develop a cashew allergy? Only had cashew butter in past.

Repeat exposure. Allergic individuals are prone to developing an allergic immune system response to substances after they are exposed to them. This may take only a few exposures, sometimes just one. In other cases, you may not develop an allergy to a substance until after many exposures. So you can develop an allergy to cashew at any time after you have eaten it, which will show up the next time you eat it. Read more...

Are restuarants required to put on the menu warnings like for someone that has cashew allergy?

No. There is no law requiring that. As a consumer with allergies, it is your responsibility to ask. There are many allergies and no restaurant can be expected to make food hypo-allergenic to everyone. But if you ask, they should be able to tell you the ingredients and warn you beforehand. If not, ask the chef. If still unsure or no response, then leave for your own safety. Read more...

Chinese food triggering someone's cashew allergy?

Possible. Some chinese dishes contain cashews. The other possibility is that there was cashew "contamination" in your dish. Read more...

Cashew allergy - how do I prevent cashew allergy in my kids?

You can't. Unfortunately, you can't. But just because you have that allergy doesn't mean your kids will too. Read more...