Allergy Resources

Carrot Allergy


Key Allergens

Most people react to the main allergen in carrot, which is Dau c 1, it is homologous to Bet v 1 found in Birch pollen which can cause oral allergy type symptoms to multiple fruits and vegetables.

Syndromes

You may have Pollen-Food Allergy Syndrome if you suffer from carrot allergy with oral allergy symptoms to 3 or more of the foods mentioned in the cross reactivity section.


Cross Reactivity

If sensitised to Birch pollen you may have Pollen Food Allergy Syndrome and may also react to Apple, Kiwi, Pear, Peach, Plum, Nectarine, Apricots, Cherries, Tomato, Celery, Potato, Parsnip, Pepper, Dill, Cumin, Peas, Coriander, Fennel, Hazelnut, Walnut, Almonds, Peanuts, Lentils and Beans.

If sensited to Mugwort pollen you may have Pollen Food Allergy Syndrome and may also react to, Apple, Celery, Dill, Parsley, Fennel, Coriander, Cumin, and Sunflower seeds

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