The peanut allergy knowledge

  1. Definition

Peanut allergy is very popular, especially in children. The symptoms of peanut allergy can be excited small toward threat reaction (anaphylaxis). Some people are peanut allergic, even a small amount of peanut can cause a serious reaction.

If you have a reaction to peanut, let you talk doctor about it. Peanut allergy is one of the most popular cause of seriously allergic attack. It is important to has a small reaction for examination. Even if the allergy is only a slight reaction in the past, it has still the risk of a seriously reaction in the future.

  1. The symptoms

Peanut allergy reaction usually occurs within few minutes after contacting, and the symptoms occur from mild to serious. Allergy symptoms may include:

Skin reactions such as rash, hives or swelling.

Itching or tingling in around the mouth and throat.

Digestive problems such as diarrhea, abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting.

Shortness of breath or wheezing.

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Runny or stuffy nose.


Peanut allergy is one of the most popular cause of anaphylaxis, a medical emergency requires treatment by injection (adrenaline) epinephrine (EpiPen, EpiPen Jr or Twinject) and moves the emergency room .

The signs and symptoms of anaphylaxis may include:

Airway edema.

Swelling of the throat makes shortness of breath.

The seriously decrepit of blood pressure (shock).


Vertigo, dizziness or loss of consciousness.

Go see a doctor

Talk your doctor if you think that you might be allergic to peanut, especially if you have a seriously reaction.

Seeking emergency treatment if you have a heavily reaction to peanut, especially if You have any signs or symptoms of anaphylaxis. Calling emergency number in your local when you feel heavily dizziness, shortness of breathing or loss of consciousness.

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 3. The causes

Peanut allergy occurs when the immune system mistakenly identify peanut protein, is something harmful. When contacting directly or indirectly to peanut, the immune system releases chemicals which causes symptoms into blood. Nobody knows exactly reason why some people become allergic to peanut and others do not.

Contacting with peanut can occur in different ways:

Contacting directly. The most popular cause of peanut allergy  eats peanut. Sometimes your skin contact directly with peanut, can cause allergic reaction.

Contacting indirectly. Peanut has in food styles. It is usually the result of a food, contacts to peanut during processing or handling.

Breathing. Allergic reaction may occur by dust breathing or aerosols containing peanut, such as peanut flour or peanut oil.

We gave you some necessary information about the peanut allergy that you should know. If you are sensitive with peanut or have the peanut allergy, a sincere advice is stay away it.