Nut Allergies Directory
Nut allergies are a common type of food allergy. They can be life-threatening. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about nut allergies, symptoms, treatments, and much more.
Peanut Allergy-Topic Overview
What is a peanut allergy?A peanut allergy is a reaction that occurs when your body mistakenly identifies peanuts as harmful substances. When you eat peanuts or food containing peanuts, your immune system-the body's natural defense system that fights infections and diseases-overreacts and can cause a serious, even life - threatening response.What causes a peanut allergy?An allergic reaction occurs
Food Allergy and Food Intolerance -- Allergic Reactions, Symptoms, Treatments
WebMD provides an overview of food allergies and intolerances, their symptoms, causes, diagnosis and treatments.
Understanding Anaphylaxis -- Symptoms
Get information on anaphylaxis symptoms from the experts at WebMD.
Food Allergies-When To Call a Doctor
For food allergies, call 911 or other emergency services immediately if you have had a severe reaction in the past from the same food and similar symptoms are developing. If you have an allergy kit prescribed by your doctor, give yourself the shot.
Serious Food Allergies: How to Keep Your Teen Safe
It's challenging to be the parent of a teenager under the best of circumstances. But if your teen has serious allergies, parents face a whole new set of concerns. Learn how to manage serious allergies and keep your teen prepared at all times.
Food Allergies: Protect Your Child at Home and Away
Whether at home or away, dealing with your child’s food allergies can be challenging. Take steps to safeguard your child from cross-contamination, food allergy triggers, and other food allergy dangers.
Relief for Allergies at School
To keep allergies at school under control, work closely with teachers, coaches, the school nurse -- and your child. Here are top tips to help your child control allergies at school.