Health Tip: Living With Nut Allergy
(HealthDay News) -- From hives and itchiness to anaphylaxis, an allergic reaction to nuts can manifest itself in many ways, says the University of Rochester.
If you are living with a nut allergy, the school suggests:
When grocery shopping, check every item's food label for nuts.
Tell all restaurants and servers about your food allergy.
Always keep medicine handy. Make sure you understand when and how to use it.
Work with your healthcare provider to create a plan in case of an emergency.
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