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They said I could possibly develop a nut allergy one day. Why?
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Dr. David Menchell
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Risk of nut allergy
You can develop a nut allergy at any time in your life.
Having a family history of allergy, or a personal history of other allergic disorders, such as eczema or hayfever may increase your risk of developing a food allergy. However, nut allergy can occur in individuals with no other allergic history. Eating large amounts of nuts or foods containing nuts is not a risk factor by itself.

In brief: Risk of nut allergy
You can develop a nut allergy at any time in your life.
Having a family history of allergy, or a personal history of other allergic disorders, such as eczema or hayfever may increase your risk of developing a food allergy. However, nut allergy can occur in individuals with no other allergic history. Eating large amounts of nuts or foods containing nuts is not a risk factor by itself.
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