Tree nut allergy


Tree nut allergy is a potentially life-threatening allergy to nuts that grow on trees. These include walnuts, pecans, almonds, and cashews.


Hives, breathing difficulty, weak pulse, and nausea are some symptoms.


A severe reaction needs emergency care. Treatment may include adrenaline (epinephrine) injection and antihistamine drugs.

Last Updated Jun 13, 2017

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