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Pistachio Allergy

Pistachio Allergy



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An isolated allergy to Pistachio Nuts is relatively rare.

Pistachio nut allergy is common in some sensitive individuals. The allergic manifestations are due to chemical compound anacardic acid (urushiol) that is present in these nuts.
The reaction symptoms may range from simple skin itching (hives) to severe form anaphylactic manifestations including breathing difficulty, pain abdomen, vomiting and diarrhea.

Cross reactions also occurs with some other nuts and fruits of anacardiaceae family such as mango and cashew nuts. Persons with known allergic reactions to these nuts are therefore need to observe caution while eating cashews and mango.

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Pistachio Nuts are a type of Tree Nut in the same botanical family as Cashews and Mango

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