5 Signs of an Allergy to Rare Nuts

64

Peanut allergy is one of the most common types of food allergy there is: 1 in every 200 adults have it.

Contrary to popular belief, peanuts aren’t tree nuts – they are, in fact, legumes. However, just like peanuts, many tree nuts can lead to allergic reactions. Furthermore, 25 to 40% of people with a peanut allergy react to tree nuts as well.

Whether you’re part of that statistic or you simply believe that prevention is better than cure, keep reading as we go through five warning signs of an allergy to rare nuts!

1. Skin Rashes

Skin reactions like rashes, hives, and redness are common signs of an allergy.

When you get a skin rash from eating tree nuts, you aren’t exactly in a life-threatening situation. However, rashes can certainly be uncomfortable, which is why you should act as soon as you notice the problem.

To relieve the symptoms, take antihistaminic medication and apply either a cold compress or a bit of ointment on the irritated area.

2. Respiratory Symptoms

Just like skin reactions, it’s very common for people to sneeze, cough and blow their nose constantly when they’re reacting to something.

If you feel these symptoms, accompanied by itchy eyes and a sore through, take an antihistamine and have a warm tea to relieve the discomfort.

3. Difficulty Swallowing

When you experience respiratory symptoms, you might also find it difficult to swallow.

Although this symptom is less common than others, it can be a bit overwhelming to feel for the first time. If you’re having trouble swallowing, take proper medication and consider calling your doctor.

4. Digestive Reactions

If after a couple of hours of consuming tree nuts, you tend to feel nauseous, that might be a sign that the allergy has reached your stomach. Sometimes, this can even lead to diarrhea and vomit.

Soothe your stomach with a heating pad and a cup of chamomile tea.

5. Anaphylaxis

Finally, the most dangerous symptom. Anaphylaxis happens when one’s throat and airways are blocked, and when it isn’t treated fast, it can be fatal.

Other symptoms of this are nausea, anxiety, confusion, itchiness, and low pulse. If you feel these red flags, called 911 immediately.

The Importance of Allergy Tests

Many of the signs mentioned before can be mistaken for symptoms of other conditions.

However, if you start to see a pattern or if you go through a very intense reaction, it’s definitely a good idea to schedule a food allergy testing.

This will give you a concrete answer on what’s wrong and it’ll allow you to avoid the tree nuts – or whatever food you’re allergic to – so that you’re always safe and sound!

What to Do If You’re Allergic to Rare Nuts

The first step is obviously to get rid of any tree nuts you may have at home. Give them to your mother, sister, best friend – anyone.

Besides that, you need to get two new habits: firstly, carefully reading the list of ingredients of every product you want to buy, and secondly, of asking the waitresses what you can eat in a restaurant’s menu.

Don’t worry: after a while it becomes automatic!

If you have any other tips on how to deal with an allergy to rare nuts, make sure to leave a comment down below!

About Author

Avatar
LaDonna Dennis

LaDonna Dennis is the founder and creator of Mom Blog Society. She wears many hats. She is a Homemaker*Blogger*Crafter*Reader*Pinner*Friend*Animal Lover* Former writer of Frost Illustrated and, Cancer...SURVIVOR! LaDonna is happily married to the love of her life, the mother of 3 grown children and "Grams" to 3 grandchildren. She adores animals and has four furbabies: Makia ( a German Shepherd, whose mission in life is to be her attached to her hip) and Hachie, (an OCD Alaskan Malamute, and Akia (An Alaskan Malamute) who is just sweet as can be. And Sassy, a four-month-old German Shepherd who has quickly stolen her heart and become the most precious fur baby of all times. Aside from the humans in her life, LaDonna's fur babies are her world.

0 0 vote
Article Rating
64 Comments
Oldest
Newest Most Voted
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments
shell shockers
10 months ago

I don’t know what to say really what you share is so good and helpful to the community, I feel that it makes our community much more developed, thanks.

generic cialis at walmart

Hello, recognition you in regard to tidings! I repost in Facebook

EverettFaics
EverettFaics
8 months ago

Hello, blame you in regard to word! levitra vs viagra http://viapwronline.com I repost in Facebook.
viagra pills

PeterHit
PeterHit
8 months ago

Hello, thank you http://cialisxtl.com in favour of facts! generic cialis tadalafil
viagra for sale

WayneGet
WayneGet
8 months ago

Cialis side effects for cialis warnings for cialis

WayneGet
WayneGet
8 months ago

Cialis generic cialis coming out how much does cialis cost at walmart

WayneGet
WayneGet
8 months ago

Cialis price of cialis side effects for cialis

WayneGet
WayneGet
7 months ago

Cialis cialis lowest price cialis 30 day sample

RobertCem
RobertCem
7 months ago

buy viagra through paypal viagra sale essex buy viagra in amsterdam

RobertCem
RobertCem
7 months ago

buy viagra australia online no prescription buy viagra boots uk order viagra pills

RobertCem
RobertCem
7 months ago

viagra tablets sale uk where to order viagra for women cheapest price for levitra

RobertCem
RobertCem
7 months ago

viagra sale dubai cialis for sale in the us cheap viagra ireland

RobertCem
RobertCem
7 months ago

best place to buy generic cialis cialis discount price cialis sale vancouver

TarlBoob
TarlBoob
7 months ago

cialis at a discount п»їcialis cialis soft tabs cheap

TarlBoob
TarlBoob
7 months ago

is it safe to buy viagra over the internet is cialis generic available generic for viagra

TarlBoob
TarlBoob
7 months ago

buy viagra sweden cialis pills cialis malaysia where to buy

TarlBoob
TarlBoob
7 months ago

order viagra online australia cialis reps buy generic viagra online canada

TarlBoob
6 months ago

cialis 20 mg for sale buy cialis at boots order viagra canada pharmacy

TarlBoob
6 months ago

buy generic cialis uk can buy cialis canada viagra sale amsterdam

TarlBoob
6 months ago

viagra buy ireland cialis break pills cialis coupon walmart

TarlBoob
TarlBoob
6 months ago

levitra vs cialis vcl buy cialis in canada online

TarlBoob
TarlBoob
6 months ago

viagra buy mastercard viagra online cheap viagra birmingham

TarlBoob
TarlBoob
6 months ago

can you buy viagra cvs generic viagra – cheap cialis thailand

TarlBoob
TarlBoob
6 months ago

buy priligy viagra online levitra prices – cheap generic viagra co uk kamagra oral jelly 100mg

TarlBoob
TarlBoob
6 months ago

cheapest place to buy generic cialis buy cialis – viagra professional pills

KiaSpero
6 months ago
TarlBoob
TarlBoob
6 months ago

viagra sale next day delivery viagra without a doctor prescription – order cialis overnight delivery

LisaSpero
6 months ago
TarlBoob
TarlBoob
6 months ago

viagra women sale australia levitra prices – female viagra sale uk

TarlBoob
TarlBoob
5 months ago

where to buy cheap cialis http://aralenph.com – buy alaren cialis from canada

KiaSpero
5 months ago
TarlBoob
TarlBoob
5 months ago

cheap viagra tablets uk http://kaletra24.com – cheap kaletra viagra buy new zealand

TarlBoob
TarlBoob
5 months ago

buy cialis lilly https://cialisfavdrug.com cialis liquid for sale

JackSpero
5 months ago
TarlBoob
TarlBoob
5 months ago

cialis online
https://vclph24.com buy cialis us pharmacy

TarlBoob
TarlBoob
5 months ago

buy levitra from u.s. pharmacy medicine without dr prescription cialis viagra levitra for sale

TarlBoob
TarlBoob
5 months ago

cheapest cialis on the net buy cialis generic generic cialis online cheap

TarlBoob
TarlBoob
5 months ago

buy cialis online legal cialis coupon viagra sale cyprus

Arturowek
Arturowek
5 months ago

wholesale cialis suppliers buy viagra online popular pills online compra cialis italy

JimmyBap
JimmyBap
4 months ago

cuanto sale pastilla cialis https://edpillsphrm.com viagra sale bristol

KiaSpero
4 months ago
RaymondAbowl
RaymondAbowl
4 months ago

cheap viagra to buy online https://www.sildwithdoctorprescription.com small order cialis

HarryDus
HarryDus
4 months ago

buy cialis online with mastercard http://hydroxychloroquine24.com – plaquenil generic viagra buy manchester

HarryDus
HarryDus
4 months ago

buy viagra paypal accepted http://alexa24ph.com – sildenafil viagra for women for sale in the uk

HarryDus
HarryDus
4 months ago

viagra buy in london http://tadal24ph.com – generic cialis liquid viagra sale

HarryDus
HarryDus
4 months ago

where to buy levitra in canada http://aralenph.com – cheap chloroquine buy quality viagra online

Bradleybom
Bradleybom
4 months ago

brand levitra cheap
generic viagra 100mg

shares