Hi Doug, Is there a way to test for the difference between raw cashew allergy and cashew allergy? Can you talk about the difference and chances of being allergic to both? Truly raw cashews are not available in stores, since the shell contains the irritant urushiol. The Urushiol is destroyed by heat, so what is sold as raw cashews are not entirely raw.
Raw cashews and poison ivy
BEWARE THE CASHEW ALLERGY —-AND THE SECRET MANGO CULPRIT! « Zel's Vegan NutGourmet
Begin typing your search above and press return to search. Press Esc to cancel. We know that you secretly come to Retroflexions to read about all the most embarrassing topics in gastroenterology, so we are pleased to announce that this entire post will be devoted to the all-important topic of pruritis ani! The itch is almost a type of pain, and it makes you want to scratch until the skin peels off just to temporarily relieve the itch! Pruritis ani is a very common problem, but probably underappreciated since most patients with this condition do not seek out medical care. However, you should fear not: We will cover some of the common sources of pruritis ani, in an effort to protect you from this itchy ailment! As you will soon learn, the simple tomato is a common source of pruritus ani!
Do cashews make your anus itch?
Posted by Zel Allen's nutgourmet on January 21, My husband has had a love affair with raw cashews for years and never had an allergic reaction to them. We traveled from our home in Los Angeles to the Philippines to visit our son who has been living and working there. Every day we feasted on the delicious and bountiful tropical fruits like longan, lanzones, jackfruit, pineapples, and the sweetest mangoes, ever.
Between April 4 and May 10, , fifty-four individuals developed a poison ivy-like dermatitis 1 to 8 days after eating imported cashew nuts. The patients had a very pruritic, erythematous, maculopapular eruption that was accentuated in the flexural areas of the body. Three had blistering of the mouth and four had rectal itching. Nineteen volunteers eleven ill and eight well were patch-tested with 2.