Pollen Food Allergy Syndrome is caused by the body mistaking the shape of a protein that it is already sensitive to (a pollen) for a similarly shaped protein in fruit, vegetables, herbs and nuts.
This months round-up of the most interesting allergy and asthma articles.
Banana Allergy is often seen in conjunction with allergies to other foods, presenting as Oral Allergy Syndrome or Latex Food Syndrome.
Allergic reactions to poultry are well documented and have been known to cause anaphylaxis, contact reactions and airborne reactions.
Lots of interesting reads this month including a Covid-19/allergy study in children which was reassuring.
This was previously posted to my old blog, Itch, Swell, Ooze, Wheeze in August 2015. This is an updated version for 2020. We went to Devon a few years ago on holiday and had the pleasure of visiting Quince Honey Farm, which I am pleased to say in 2020 is still going strong. It is a strangeContinue reading “Unusual Allergies – Honey”
Another month has gone by in lockdown, the children are not back at school yet and we intend to continue as we have been until the end of June and then see how things are going in the UK. Here is my quick round-up of published allergy and eczema articles this month and what IContinue reading “May – Articles of Interest”
Allergy to apple is more common than you think, in a 2014 Europrevall study apples were categorised as a Priority One food allergen.
Can you be allergic to potatoes?
Guest Post by AllergyAbroad – creator of a free translation website for dealing with food allergies. Here they write about building self confidence in children with food allergies.