I developed an allergy to fruits/vegetables, told I have Oral Allergy Syndrome?

I am a 34 year old female. About 6 years ago I developed an allergy to apples, cherries and strawberries. Then, about 3 years later, I developed new allergies to more fruits/veggies, as well as to certain spices. So I kinda play it safe and avoid eating out. I prefer homemade foods. Anyway, almost a year ago I seen an allergist and was told I had OAS. Mainly to birch but I was allergic to tree and grass pollen. My question is that if my food allergies are due to my OAS does that mean that I do not have a ‘true allergy to the particular food(s). For example, I have noticed that eating wheat (bread), makes my throat feel a little swollen immediately and the effect will last a few minutes, although mild itch occurs within an hour or so. Will these allergies progress and possibly cause an anaphylaxis shock. Also, if I was to treat OAS with the shots, does that mean that my food allergies will go away too?





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hi
you seem to have allergy of some specific ingredients in specific foods. any sort of allergy cannot be completely cured as its in your genotype. anticipating such foods and avoiding them is the only solution. anaphylaxis is usually rare, unless you are very low on immunity.
maintain a good healthy body with strong immunity.
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HI
U ARE RIGHT. YOU DO NOT HAVE TRUE ALLERGY TO ANY SPECIFIC FOOD.
IT MAY BE ALLERGY TO SOME SPECIFIC CONTENT OF A FOOD PRODUCT.
U WONT GET ANAPHYLAXIS AND THE ALLERGY WONT GO AWAY .IT WILL REMAIN FOREVER