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What are apple allergy symptoms?

Mouth itching. Most apple allergies occur in patients with pollen allergies and only cause mouth or throat itching when eaten raw, but not when cooked. Less commonly, patients could be allergic to both raw and cooked apples, and present with more serious symptoms, such as throat swelling or trouble breathing, or hives. Read more...

Could I have developed an apple allergy?

Apple itch. Apple can cause allergic reactions, but most people experience mouth, throat, and/or lip itching only. This is called oral allergy syndrome and is found in some tree pollen allergic individuals. Most people with this tolerate cooked apple. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: Apple allergy?

Fruit allergy. Allergy to any food, in this case apple will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure etc. It is caused by IgE antibody against a specific protein in the food. Food allergy is diagnosed with clinical history followed by skin or blood test and that information helps establish the diagnosis and severity of the allergy. Read more...

What can be done for a toddler apple allergy?

Avoid food allergens. Avoid apples. The is no other indicated treatment for true food allergy although recent studies suggest oral food desensitization may be effective for peanut and egg allergy. These protocols have to be utilized with extreme caution and only under the care of a board certified allergist. The most common "allergy" problem with apples is oral allergy syndrome do 2 cross reacting tree pollen allergy. Read more...

If I have an apple allergy, does that mean i'd also be allergic to apple cider?

Likely yes. If you have an allergy to apples, you likely have an allergy to products that also contain apples, like apple cider, apple juice, apple pie, etc. If you have a bad allergy to something, you should get tested to see how bad it is, because it could be serious, and you should try to avoid anything that could have even traces of it. Read more...

My 4 yr old son has a true apple allergy, in tiny amts cooked or not. Also nectarines cause the same GI problems. What other fruits should we avoid?

Oral fruit allergy. Avoid peaches, pears apricots, plums carrots, celery and almonds. Read more...
Food Allergy. A child that has apple allergy hat is associated with either oropharyngeal or systemic reactions should avoid; apple!, peaches, nectarines, apricot, plum, cherry. Hope this helps! Read more...

My 4 yr old w/ true apple allergy- any form causes GI probs, ate some pitted cherries this am, has had bad stomach pain and now is balled up in pain.?

Allergies. A 4 year old with true apple allergy after ingesting cherries which sometimes has cross allergy. Now with GI symptoms and pain should be seen by a physician. Usually antihistamines help among corticosteroids for long term control. If currently being treated by an Allergist call him soon to inform about the 4 year old symptoms. Thanks! Read more...