Pear Allergy Test

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    Above 10 years

    Pears are sweet fruits that have a high number of antioxidants and dietary fibre. However, they can cause harmful reactions in some individuals. If you suffer from the following symptoms after consuming these fruits, it might be signs of potential pear allergies:

    • Swelling of face
    • Itchy skin
    • Diarrhoea
    • Vomiting
    • Nausea
    • Tingling sensation in the mouth

    In severe cases, allergy to pears can also lead to a life-threatening condition known as anaphylaxis. Hence, taking a quick note of pear allergy symptoms is crucial to avoid such health conditions.

    During a food allergy, allergen specific antibodies in your immune system perceive pears as harmful substances. This reaction results in the release of immunoglobulin E (IgE) antibodies. Eventually, the process leads to a release of histamines, leading to a pear allergy.

    If you notice the common pear allergy symptoms, here are a few quick measures:

    • Over-the-counter antihistamine medications
    • Emergency epinephrine auto-injector

    The first measure can provide relief in case of mild symptoms. However, you should only choose the second option after consulting your doctor. Generally, a pear allergy test is helpful in the detection and long-term treatment of an adverse reaction. This medical evaluation is similar to an IgE blood test.

    The lab technician will instruct you to provide a blood sample in the initial phase of a pear allergy test. For this purpose, the expert will draw blood from your arm. After collecting the specimen, the blood sample analysis will reveal allergen-specific antibodies. If IgE antibodies are present in your blood, it implies an ongoing allergic reaction.

    Your doctor will assess two facets after testing:

    • Results of the test – positive and level of IgE antibodies
    • Your symptoms after allergy

    The combination of these parameters will help recommend suitable pear allergy treatment. Firstly, your doctor can recommend prescription medicines to treat the ongoing symptoms. Next, you might need to avoid eating pears altogether to prevent future pear allergies.

    Proteins in pear are similar to peaches and birch pollen. Hence, an IgE blood test is necessary to establish allergic reactions. In some cases, pear allergy symptoms will resolve on their own. However, different immune systems can trigger distinct allergic reactions.

    Reliable medical testing is the key to identifying and avoiding specific allergens from your routine. For this purpose, choosing a trustworthy lab is essential. Apollo 24|7 has a specialised pear allergy test. Our technicians ensure adherence to all medical care practices during the testing. Notably, you can avail the test results at competitive rates.

    After acquiring the results, your doctor can suggest you to refrain from consuming foods and drinks containing pears. However, this decision will depend on the IgE levels and your current symptoms afterexperiencing allergy to pears. 

    Medically reviewed by Dr Jatin Ahuja, Infectious Diseases, Apollo Hospitals Indraprastha, South Delhi.


    faqFrequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

    Frequently asked questions

    In reality, pear allergies are quite rare across the globe. However, the chances of an allergic reaction to these fruits are high if you have a pollen food allergy. You can minimise the adverse reaction of pears via thorough cooking. It is still better to avoid their consumption if you notice pear allergy symptoms consistently.
    Diarrhoea, cramps, and gas are some well-known adverse effects of consuming pears. These fruits contain a high level of fructose that can cause a pear allergy in people with irritable bowel syndrome.
    The best way to flush allergens from your system is to stay highly hydrated. Drinking fluids like water can facilitate the elimination of allergic components from your body. It is also vital to undergo evaluations like an IgE blood test to confirm an allergy to a particular substance.
    Usually, it takes around one to ten days to relieve different symptoms of an allergy. This duration largely depends on the severity of reaction to allergens. The recovery time depends on your immunity and timely treatment.
    One of the common pear allergy symptoms is a rash or itchy skin. This rash can be painful and lead to swollen, cracked, or blistered skin. If you experience this symptom, consult your doctor and undergo a pear allergy test as soon as possible.
    In most cases, people are allergic to apple, kiwi fruit, and peaches. In addition, allergies to mango, melon, strawberry, and tomato are also common. It is crucial to detect these allergies on time and avoid their consumption.

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    The information mentioned above is meant for educational purposes only and should not be taken as a substitute to your Physician’s advice. It is highly recommended that the customer consults with a qualified healthcare professional to interpret test results