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Pollen food allergy syndrome

Pollen food allergy syndrome: Introduction

Pollen food allergy syndrome: A significant number of people with an allergy to pollen also have allergic responses to certain plant foods (usually fruit) which have similar proteins to that found in pollens. Examples of these includes pineapple, avocado, chestnuts, apples, raw carrot, raw celery, melon, peach, pear, plum, kiwi fruit, mango, passionfruit, strawberries, tomato, potato, bell pepper and soy. Symptoms usually only involve the mouth and throat. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Pollen food allergy syndrome is available below.

Symptoms of Pollen food allergy syndrome

Treatments for Pollen food allergy syndrome

  • Avoid exposure to latex. Supportive measures such as adrenaline injection if anaphylactic reaction occurs, antihistamines, bronchodilators for asthmatic symptoms and topical steroid creams for skin reactions
  • 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. Pollen food allergy syndrome: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
 

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