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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!

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

My face, lips, or throat swell.

posted over 2 years ago

I Have Celiac Disease. I’m Not Sure It Is Classified As An “allergy” Or Not.

I Have Celiac Disease. I’m Not Sure It Is Classified As An “allergy” Or Not.

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

What they said is absolutely correct! However... try explaining that to a "muggle" or someone who doesn't have the disease like we do and they are as confused as you were. Its easier to just say "I… read more

posted almost 4 years ago

How To Handle School Lunches

How To Handle School Lunches

My daughter went on a field trip and wanted a school bagged lunch. Our previous school district was great with separating lunches for allergies. Yesterday my daughter had PB&J in her lunch. She rolled with it very well. Tried to tell the teachers, but she said nothing happened. Her lunch was raisins, chips, and an apple. She said it was ok because she was full after that. So happy she spoke up and made good choices, but worried it could have been worse. Will be talking with the school tomorrow… read more

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

Kudos to you for teaching your child to self advocate & understand her allergies.

posted over 3 years ago

How Do You Explain To Restaurants That You Have Food Allergies And How Do You Know They Listen Yo You?

How Do You Explain To Restaurants That You Have Food Allergies And How Do You Know They Listen Yo You?

How do you explain to restaurants that you have food allergies and how do you know they listen yo you? I have a selected few restaurants I go to, and when I have to go to a new one I feel like my life is in danger...which it technically is (hehe) seeing as my anaphalaxis has reached a point where I have an epipen with me at all times, and even then I do not have long to get to a doctor...just wondering how everyone else copes with restaurants and take away places...

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

Good for you

posted 3 months ago

Food Intolerance Vs. Allergy

Food Intolerance Vs. Allergy

I have food intolerances. I get very sick with wheat. It feels like I'm going to die. I my skin test showed a giant hive for wheat, but my blood work is neg. I had a positive skin test for dairy, but I can eat it with no problems. I don't understand.

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

Have you gone through the FODMAP elimination diet? Wondering if it’s FODMAPS that’s the issue and what we consider food intolerances are really an inability to properly digest some FODMAPS, found in… read more

posted 3 months ago

Has Anyone Ever Traveled To Mexico? My Son Has So Many Allergies That We Never Eat Out.

Has Anyone Ever Traveled To Mexico? My Son Has So Many Allergies That We Never Eat Out.

He typically eats chicken, pork and ground beef. Rice, corn and potatoes are fine. I just want to be able to shop at the Walmart in Mazatlan and know that their labeling is accurate. This is a huge leap of faith for me and I'm scared.

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

tengo allerjia a la leche y mariscos y pescado y fresas y soja y cerdo works for me

posted over 4 years ago

Question Regarding Atopic Dermatitis And Sensitivity To Tomatoes Along With Multiple Allergies And Sensory Avoidance

Question Regarding Atopic Dermatitis And Sensitivity To Tomatoes Along With Multiple Allergies And Sensory Avoidance

My son has atopic dermatitis that responds to nearly every allergenic substance out there. He has aversions to textures as he had to wear will sleeves with gloves for his first year of life. He will not try new foods, and is still at 3 eating mashed up dinners consisting of mostly root veg meat and gravy. He eats fruit pouches but will never put fruit in his mouth apart from the odd Apple slice which is not eaten only put to mouth.

I am worried about nutritional intake and feeling pressure from… read more

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

I have Sensory Processing Disorder and have a lot sensory problems in addition to my Food Allergies. I also have a third condition.

I can only bear to wear certain materials. It has been like… read more

posted over 2 years ago

Hello, Could You Tell Me Which Is More Accurate...the Skin Prick Test Or A Blood RAST Test Please? Thank You

Hello, Could You Tell Me Which Is More Accurate...the Skin Prick Test Or A Blood RAST Test Please? Thank You

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

The skin tests are more susceptible to errors if you've taken any allergy medication, even days before. Whereas the blood test is not affected.

posted over 3 years ago

How Do Households Handle It When One Child Is Allergic And One Is Not. Do You Find Birth Order And Onset Of Alleriges Make A Difference.

How Do Households Handle It When One Child Is Allergic And One Is Not. Do You Find Birth Order And Onset Of Alleriges Make A Difference.

I am writing a book on raising children with deadly food allergies and I would like to know how other families handle sibling dynamics.

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

My oldest child has food and med allergies. I cook most of things myself, even gateau. We do not eat out. And if we go somewhere i always pack the same food for everyone without allergens. Its not… read more

posted almost 2 years ago

What Symptoms Can Food Allergies Create?

What Symptoms Can Food Allergies Create?

I am diagnosed with tree nuts, peanuts, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, wheat, corn, soy and egg white allergies. None of them showed up on my skin testing but do with the blood testing IGE response. What kind of symptoms can these allergens be causing? I am diabetic, have PCOS and struggle with depression/anxiety/adhd.

Will an elimination diet help?

A MyFoodAllergyTeam Member said:

Any of those allergens could be causing all but your diabetes. My oldest daughter is allergic to Red dye #4 and #40, which caused ADHD symptoms. Anxiety and depression can come because of the foods… read more

posted over 1 year ago
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