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What is Food Allergy -- pumpkin?

What is Food Allergy -- pumpkin?

  • Food Allergy -- pumpkin: A pumpkin allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pumpkin or food containing pumpkin. This type of allergy is rare and serious reactions are very rare. 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 e.g. skin, respiratory and behavioral symptoms.

Food Allergy -- pumpkin: Introduction

Types of Food Allergy -- pumpkin:

Broader types of Food Allergy -- pumpkin:

How serious is Food Allergy -- pumpkin?

Complications of Food Allergy -- pumpkin: see complications of Food Allergy -- pumpkin

What causes Food Allergy -- pumpkin?

Causes of Food Allergy -- pumpkin: see causes of Food Allergy -- pumpkin

What are the symptoms of Food Allergy -- pumpkin?

Symptoms of Food Allergy -- pumpkin: see symptoms of Food Allergy -- pumpkin

Complications of Food Allergy -- pumpkin: see complications of Food Allergy -- pumpkin

Onset of Food Allergy -- pumpkin: symptoms may occur immediately on contact with the allergen or after hours or even longer

Food Allergy -- pumpkin: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Food Allergy -- pumpkin.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Food Allergy -- pumpkin.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Food Allergy -- pumpkin: Allergist/Immunologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Food Allergy -- pumpkin.
Treatments for Food Allergy -- pumpkin: see treatments for Food Allergy -- pumpkin

Name and Aliases of Food Allergy -- pumpkin

Main name of condition: Food Allergy -- pumpkin

Other names or spellings for Food Allergy -- pumpkin:

Pumpkin allergy

 

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