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Sesame seed allergy: Allergic reaction to sesame seed

  1. Sesame is a seed native to the Middle East and Africa, where it has been grown as an oilseed crop for 3,000 years. The seed can be found in many foods such as biscuits and crackers. About 2 in 1,000 patients have an allergic reaction to sesame and this form of food allergy is on the rise in October 2020. This manifests itself mainly in skin and / or respiratory problems. It is important to recognize sesame seed allergy, as patients rarely outgrow a sesame seed allergy and the risk of unintended reactions is high. Treatment consists of avoiding sesame, although a severe allergic reaction requires an injection of epinephrine (adrenaline), otherwise this reaction will lead to life-threatening symptoms.

Sesame Seed Sources

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Causes of allergic reaction

  1. An allergy

Symptoms

  1. The symptoms of this form of food allergy

Diagnosis and investigations

  1. The doctor questions the patient about what he ate just before the symptoms appeared. A sesame seed allergy can be detected with a skin prick test and a blood test

Sesame seed allergy treatment

  1. There is no cure for a sesame seed allergy. The main treatment for a sesame allergy is therefore based on avoiding allergens (triggers). However, accidental exposures are common. Therefore, a patient with a severe allergic reaction should receive an injection of epinephrine (adrenaline) right away. If the patient's diet is restricted due to an allergy to sesame seeds, advice from a nutritionist is sometimes helpful so that the patient can consume a balanced diet. The main nutrients in sesame seeds are calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, vitamin B1, zinc and dietary fiber. It is important that a patient does not develop deficiencies. If the patient has itching, the doctor prescribes antihistamines

Forecast

  1. The sesame seed allergy is lifelong in more than 80% of patients. A patient with an allergy to sesame seeds may also be allergic to other seeds such as flax, poppy, carousel, sunflower, poppy seeds or linseed. Also allergies to pindas, hazelnuts, walnuts, almonds, pistachios

Prevention

  1. To avoid an allergic reaction, it is wise to always read the labels of the food product, avoid food when the ingredients are not known and avoid utensils or jars that may come into contact come with sesame seeds. It is also important that parents, caregivers, childcare workers, teachers, family members and other people close to the patient are aware of the allergy.

  2. To avoid an allergic reaction, it is wise to always read the labels of the food product, avoid food when the ingredients are not known and avoid utensils or jars that may be in contact come with sesame seeds. It is also important that parents, caregivers, childcare workers, teachers, family members and other people close to the patient are aware of the allergy.



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