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Food Allergy -- date palm

Food Allergy -- date palm: Introduction

Food Allergy -- date palm: A date palm allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to date palms or food containing date palms. The body's immune system produces immunoglobulin E (IgE - an antibody) and histamine in response to contact with the allergen. The specific symptoms that can result can vary considerably amongst patients from a severe anaphylactic reaction to asthma, abdominal symptoms, eczema or headaches. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Food Allergy -- date palm is available below.

Symptoms of Food Allergy -- date palm

Treatments for Food Allergy -- date palm

  • Avoid foods containing the allergen, adrenaline injection if anaphylactic reaction occurs, antihistamines, bronchodilators for asthmatic symptoms
  • The central concept of management of food allergy is allergen avoidance. When this is not possible or inadvertent allergen exposure occurs, treatment depends on the nature and severity of the reaction. Treatments include:
    • Dietary modification and allergen avoidance - with education of children, parents and carers.
    • No treatment - if symptoms are mild and self-limiting
    • Antihistamines - Useful for allergic rhinitis and some allergy mediated skin conditions. Not helpful in asthma except for mild seasonal asthma where allergy may be a precipitant.
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  1. Food Allergy -- date palm: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications

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