Oral allergy syndrome

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What is oral allergy syndrome?

Oral allergy syndrome is a type of food allergy classified by a cluster of allergic reactions in the mouth in response to eating certain (usually fresh) fruits, nuts, and vegetables in individuals who are sensitized to plant pollens.

Common symptoms reported by people with oral allergy syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for oral allergy syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(EpiPen Auto-Injector)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
oral allergy syndrome (1)

Data from patients with oral allergy syndrome, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with oral allergy syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(EpiPen Auto-Injector)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
oral allergy syndrome (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with oral allergy syndrome, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has oral allergy syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 8 say oral allergy syndrome is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 8
30s 21
40s 24
50s 6
60s 8
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 23
20-29 years 12
30-39 years 5
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 14
Female 56

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 46
Not Diagnosed 9

These charts show data from oral allergy syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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