Tree nut allergy sufferers: do you know what nuts specifically count as tree nuts?

Off top. Tree nuts include but are not limited to: almonds, brazil nuts, cashews, chestnuts, coconuts, hazelnuts, macadamia nuts, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios, and walnuts.

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What nut allergy tests are there for tree nuts? What are the non-tree nuts?

Tree Nuts. Tree nuts refers to all nuts that grow on trees, such as walnut, pecan, brazil nut, cashew, etc. All of these and a few others are available as allergy tests. Peanut and soynut are not true nuts; they are legumes that are roasted to be crunchy. They have some of the same allergens as tree nuts, however. Some people are allergic to tree nuts and peanut. If allergic to one tree nut, avoid all. Read more...

Have hives - suspect pecan allergy. Now stopped all tree nuts. If it is tree nut allergy, how long might hives continue to appear?

Days to weeks. You have done a great job of hopefully identifying the cause--nuts. Now, you need to wait days to weeks to allow your body's histamines to get back to normal. One way to speed this process up and prevent more release of histamines, and thus, more hives, is to take a daily antihistamine such as zyrtec (cetirizine) 10mg every day until you are hive-free. If still having issues, in 3-4 weeks, see a dermatologist. Read more...
Why nut allergy? Unless you have known nut allergy, the likelihood of new food allergy at your age is unlikely. If your hives are truly due to pecan allergy, they would resolve within a few days, more rapidly if you take an antihistamine such as fexofenadine 180mg, or Cetirizine 10mg for a couple of days. If they persist and do not respond to the above, see a physician. Read more...
Gone in . Tree nut allergic reaction usually lasts just a few hours and rarely more than a day. However you may potentially be exposed to someone you are kissing after he/she/it has recently consumed these nuts. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: tree nuts allergy?

Tree nut allergy. Tree nut allergy is an immune mediated allergic reaction that occurs after consumption of tree nuts- the list includes many nuts such as walnuts, pecans, cashews, almonds, brazil nut, pistachios. Patients usually present with hives, itching, swelling, cough, wheeze, chest tightness, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea. Read more...