A member of the parsley-carrot family (Apiaceae), carrots are more likely to cause allergic reactions when eaten raw than when cooked. This is because cooking unravels the allergenic proteins in carrots and lessens the impact they have on the immune system. Allergic reactions to carrots can range from mild to serious. Carrots bring sweetness, color, and nutrition to many dishes. This vegetable is rich in beta carotene and fiber. For those who are allergic, carrots are also chock-full of potentially harmful allergens. A member of the parsley-carrot family (Apiaceae), carrots are more likely to cause allergic reactions when eaten raw than when cooked. This is because cooking unravels the allergenic proteins in carrots and lessens the impact they have on the immune system. Carrot allergy symptoms are most often associated with oral allergy syndrome. Symptoms typically occur when a piece of raw carrot is in the mouth. And symptoms go away as soon as the carrot is removed or swallowed. Symptoms can include: itchy mouth, swelling of the lips, mouth, tongue, or throat, itchy ears, scratchy throat, More severe symptoms may require medication, such as an antihistamine. These symptoms include: swelling under the skin, hives, difficulty breathing, dizziness, tightness in the throat or chest, difficulty swallowing, sore throat or hoarseness, cough, runny nose, sneezing, nasal congestion, irritated, itchy eyes, anaphylaxis. If anaphylaxis escalates and is left untreated, you may experience difficulty breathing, dizziness, low blood pressure, and even death. If you experience an allergic reaction to carrot, it may help to see your doctor while the reaction is occurring, or shortly after. If your allergy symptoms persist or worsen, you should consult with your doctor. Your doctor may recommend that you use over-the-counter antihistamines to control or reduce your symptoms. If you experience any symptoms of anaphylaxis, you should seek immediate medical attention.
No special preparation is needed for Allergy Carrot Fluorescence Assay Skin. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Allergy Carrot Fluorescence Assay Skin. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
|UNISEX||All age groups||A wheal and flare reaction of atleast 3mm indicates that the patient is allergic to the substance|