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What is Food Allergy -- chestnut?

What is Food Allergy -- chestnut?

  • Food Allergy -- chestnut: A chestnut allergy is an adverse reaction by the body's immune system to chestnuts or food containing chestnuts. 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.

Food Allergy -- chestnut: Introduction

Types of Food Allergy -- chestnut:

Broader types of Food Allergy -- chestnut:

How serious is Food Allergy -- chestnut?

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

What causes Food Allergy -- chestnut?

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

What are the symptoms of Food Allergy -- chestnut?

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

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

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

Food Allergy -- chestnut: Testing

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

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Food Allergy -- chestnut.

How is it treated?

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

Name and Aliases of Food Allergy -- chestnut

Main name of condition: Food Allergy -- chestnut

Other names or spellings for Food Allergy -- chestnut:

Chestnut allergy

 

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