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I had an allergic reaction to cashews, now I have to see an allergist. What will he do for treatment?

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine
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In brief: Allergy to Cashews

Allergist will do the testing to confirm your allergy and give you advice to refrain from eating cashews and a prescription for Epipen (epinephrine) to use in case you accidentally ingest cashews and advise you proper use of drugs like benadryl& other antihistamine it is important to avoid these nuts and in case of accidental ingestion seek help with immidiate action with epipen (epinephrine).
If not treated it can be fatal.

In brief: Allergy to Cashews

Allergist will do the testing to confirm your allergy and give you advice to refrain from eating cashews and a prescription for Epipen (epinephrine) to use in case you accidentally ingest cashews and advise you proper use of drugs like benadryl& other antihistamine it is important to avoid these nuts and in case of accidental ingestion seek help with immidiate action with epipen (epinephrine).
If not treated it can be fatal.
Dr. Yash Khanna
Dr. Yash Khanna
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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Confirm cashew…

Allergy. May provide you with list of other tree nuts with which you may cross-react: macadamia, brazil nuts, cashews, almonds, walnuts, pecans, pistachios, chestnuts, beechnuts, hazelnuts, pine nuts (pignoli/ piñon), gingko nuts & hickory nuts.
Most people aren't allergic to all tree nuts, but there is high cross-reactivity among various families of tree nuts. Epi-pen 2 b carried at all times.

In brief: Confirm cashew…

Allergy. May provide you with list of other tree nuts with which you may cross-react: macadamia, brazil nuts, cashews, almonds, walnuts, pecans, pistachios, chestnuts, beechnuts, hazelnuts, pine nuts (pignoli/ piñon), gingko nuts & hickory nuts.
Most people aren't allergic to all tree nuts, but there is high cross-reactivity among various families of tree nuts. Epi-pen 2 b carried at all times.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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