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PostPosted: Sun May 01, 2011 9:56 pm 

Joined: Wed Jul 01, 2009 1:30 am
Posts: 57
Location: Northern Ontario
I was in a hurry tonight trying to do too many things and fit in a trip to the grocery store. I bought irristibles (Metro ) brand plain rice crackers. When we got home my non-allergic daughter handed me one to try, i thought rice crackers are okay so i did. Almost instantly I lost my vision, it was kind of like a migraine aura, everything was shimmery and bright and I could only see a small amount of tunnel vision. I also got terribly cranky.
I then looked at the ingredient list which said may contain sesame, crustaceons, shellfish and fish. My RAST tests were negative for the shrimp and cod but I suspect I may be allergic to sesame. I took an antihistamine right away and my vision cleared within a half hour. I am wondering if any one else has had an allergic reaction like that before.

allergic to all tree pollens except grass, hazelnuts, fruit and some veggies

PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2011 12:58 am 

Joined: Tue Jun 26, 2007 2:45 pm
Posts: 816
Location: Vancouver, BC
Wow, haven't heard of this type of reaction before. Glad you are ok now, and I hope you find some answers.

DD 2004 Allergy to peanuts, egg, sesame, and new: lentils and chick peas
DS 2006 Allergy to peanuts, tree nuts, milk, egg, kiwi fruit, eczema

PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2011 7:46 am 

Joined: Fri Oct 10, 2008 9:40 pm
Posts: 2034
Location: ottawa
dalbai, I also haven't heard mention of the symptoms you had. Very scary, glad you are ok. Try keeping a food journal to help you narrow down the culprit. :huggy

DD 12 yrs -no allergies
4 yr old DS - asthma/eczema Anaphylactic to Peanuts, all tree nuts, sesame , all pea/lentil legumes, gelatin.
Allergic to trees, grass,ragweed, feathers, dander, mold and dust.
Outgrew eggs, fish, shellfish

PostPosted: Mon May 02, 2011 10:03 am 
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Joined: Tue Mar 22, 2005 11:17 pm
Posts: 6557
Location: Ottawa
It sounds vascular and anaphylaxis can affect the cardio-vascular system.
Follow this up with your Dr. It's too important to let go.

Hope you figure it out soon.

Daughter: asthma, allergies to egg, milk, peanuts, tree nuts, most legumes (not soy and green beans) & penicillin. Developing hayfever type allergies.
Husband: no allergies
Me: Oral Allergy Syndrome, Allergic to Birch trees

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