When it comes to skin allergies, there are certainly many who might not know that there are many types of allergies that can occur. You must have heard about individuals who have allergies to seafood such as squid, shrimp such.

Peanut allergy? Yes, you may not hear it often but it is the most common cause of severe allergic attacks. In fact, peanut allergy symptoms can be life-threatening!

Skin allergies due to peanuts you may not know

For those who are not yet aware of this, peanuts are a type of food that most often causes allergies to humans. For some people with peanut allergy to the peanut, having only a small amount of these peanuts can cause a severe reaction.

Peanut allergy is increasing in children. Even if your child has mild skin allergies to peanuts, take them to see a doctor to avoid the risk of a more serious reaction in the future.

What are the symptoms of this allergy to your skin?

Allergic reactions to peanuts usually occur quickly, which is only after a few minutes of exposure to peanuts. Keep in mind, though you may think of it as a skin allergy, it is a symptom that occurs not only on the skin.

Among the possible symptoms of peanut allergies are due to watery nose, skin reactions such as redness and swelling, itching or tingling in or around the mouth and throat, tightness in the throat area, shortness of breath or shortness of breath, constantly coughing and headache.

It also causes digestive problems such as diarrhea, indigestion, stomach cramps, nausea or vomiting.

Peanut allergy occurs when the body’s immune system has been mistaken for identifying peanut proteins as harmful. Direct or indirect exposure to peanuts will cause the immune system to release a chemical in the bloodstream.

These chemicals then cause the above symptoms to occur.

How can it be treated?

This peanut allergy can cause a severe reaction called anaphylaxis. Anaphylaxis may start with a symptom similar to a bad reaction, but it can get worse at a rapid rate.

If anaphylaxis is not treated as quickly as possible, it can endanger the life of the individual.

Usually, if you have allergies to peanuts or any serious food allergies, your doctor will give you an epinephrine auto-injector in the event of an emergency. It is an easy-to-use prescription drug. You need to take it everywhere for your safety.

If you are allergic to peanuts, make sure you do not take any products containing peanuts among its ingredients. Look at product labels to make sure they are accurate. Some of the most common types of products containing peanuts are cookies, bread, candies, ice cream, and yogurt.

Therefore, refrain from taking these products unless they really do not contain any peanut content.

By Nurul
30th March 2020 23:00

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