Allergies to tree nuts are more often than not lifelong conditions that are potentially life-threatening allergies. Tree nuts are not related to peanuts and belong to various food families that are also not related to each other. People who are allergic to peanut may not be allergic to tree nuts or people allergic to tree nuts may not be allergic to peanuts. But some people may be allergic to both tree nuts and peanuts.
Tree Nut Allergy Food List
- Cashew nut
- Brazil nut
- Hickory nut
- Macadamia nut
- Pine nut
Tree Nut Allergy Foods to Avoid
One need not eat the food he is allergic to, to induce an allergic reaction.However, eating it will introduce more amounts of allergens in the body that will cause the most severe of adverse reactions. An allergic reaction to any food allergen normally beings just within minutes and normally lasts less than a day. The higher the degree of your allergy, the smaller the amount of allergen is required to cause the reaction.
Symptoms of Tree Nut Allergy
The typical tree nut allergies symptoms include the following
- Blotching around the mouth and may spread to other parts of the body
- Runny nose
- Watery and itchy eyes
- Choking or gagging
- Breathing problems and wheezing
- Anaphylaxis in severe cases
For tree nut allergy cure, EpiPen should be immediately given when they get the allergic reactions after accidentally eating nuts, regardless if the reaction is only minor.