An olive is a small, large-pitted, firm fruit of the evergreen Olea Europaea, probably the first tree to be cultivated by man. Oil from the fruit had been produced by 3000 BC. The Olive fruit uncommonly induces symptoms of food allergy in sensitised individuals. An olive oil allergy symptoms are a hypersensitivity to the proteins found in olive oil. When someone with an olive oil allergy consumes or comes into direct skin contact with the substance, the immune system tries to attack it. This causes the production of antibodies and histamine that leads to common food allergy symptoms. Eczema is an allergic skin rash reaction when someone touches olive oil to her skin. The mast cells in the layers of skin release histamine to ward off the olive oil proteins. This causes the skin to become inflamed and extremely itchy, according to Internet Health Library. Contact eczema forms in the affect patch of skin exposed to the olive oil and can cause a full-body eczema outbreak. Eczema is commonly treated with over-the-counter hydrocortisone creams, prescribed corticosteroid lotions and moisturizers. Asthmatic symptoms are common with an olive oil allergy, according to Allergies List. Asthmatic symptoms may include shortness of breath, chest pain, wheezing and coughing. The increased levels of histamine in the lungs cause swelling and inflammation, restricting the individual
No special preparation is needed for Allergy Olive Enzyme Assay. Inform your doctor if you are on any medications or have any underlying medical conditions or allergies before undergoing Allergy Olive Enzyme Assay. Your doctor depending on your condition will give specific instructions.
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