Food Allergies Question

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Does anyone have a reaction to the food that causes a reaction hours after ingesting the particular food?

Does anyone have a reaction to the food that causes a reaction hours after ingesting the particular food?

I have a severe tree nut allergy, and I tried the challenge approach in the allergist's office. After 5 hours I ingested one whole almond, but because I did not show any symptoms in the office he told me I could eat almonds (ha, ha). I didn't have a reaction until 2 hours later. My tongue began swelling. Needless to say, I stay away from all tree nuts!

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A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

Sadly I cant do the same. As a kid and teen my Mom tried the exposure method and it didn't help. My allergic reactions only got worse, so i avoid them… read more

posted 5 days ago
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