Raw carrots can trigger an itchy mouth, swollen lips and a scratchy throat in people with a condition known as… Read more »
Tag: oral allergy syndrome
All About Oral Allergy Syndrome
Oral allergy syndrome (OAS) is a form of food allergy that’s tied directly to pollen allergies. Also known as pollen-food… Read more »
Believe Me, I Do Have Oral Allergy Syndrome
Accepting my diagnosis was easy, convincing others that I couldn’t eat raw fruits or veggies was harder.
Oral Allergy Syndrome: Why Raw Fruit Can Make the Mouth Itchy
Some must say goodbye to crisp apples. For others, it’s adieu to a juicy peaches, tomatoes and melons, carrots or… Read more »
Developing an Adult Food Allergy is a Life-Changer
Developing a food allergy in adulthood is a life-changer. Your carefree diet is out the window, and now you have auto-injectors, anaphylaxis risks, and lots of explaining. Meet those who’ve joined this brave new world.
7 Oddest Allergies of Summer; Know the Symptoms
Every summer, millions of North Americans experience the greatest hits of the allergy world: pervasive pollens, unexpected bee stings, food… Read more »
10 Biggest Pollen Allergy Questions
We narrow down readers’ frequently asked pollen allergy questions, while our expert sources turn to lab experiments, studies, and even… Read more »
Blood Pressure Meds Can Make OAS Deadly
Taking medications to control your blood pressure? If you also suffer from Oral Allergy Syndrome new research says the combo could be deadly.
The Scoop On: Raw vs. Cooked Fruit
Struggling with an itchy mouth? A peach may not be beyond reach.
Managing Oral Allergy Syndrome
If you have oral allergy syndrome (OAS), chances are that you also have seasonal allergies to pollen from trees such… Read more »