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Non-Food Allergy -- Oak tree

Non-Food Allergy -- Oak tree: Introduction

Non-Food Allergy -- Oak tree: An oak tree allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to pollen produced by oak trees. The pollen from oak trees is considered to have a moderate potential for allergy. 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 amongst patients. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Non-Food Allergy -- Oak tree is available below.

Symptoms of Non-Food Allergy -- Oak tree

Treatments for Non-Food Allergy -- Oak tree

  • Avoid coming into contact with the allergen, antihistamines, bronchodilators for asthmatic symptoms
  • Treatment of allergy from air-borne allergens is dependant upon the type and severity of the reaction. Treatments include:
    • Allergen avoidance and minimisation of exposure - avoiding outdoor activities in flowering season etc
    • 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.
    • Nasal sprays - including topical steroids and antihistamines used for allergic rhinitis
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