Allergy Resources

Cherry Allergy


Key Allergens

The allergens associated with a cherry allergy are called Pru av 1, Pru av 2, Pru av 3 and Pru av 7.

Most people suffering from this allergy are thought to be sensitised to the protein Pru av 1, which is similar in shape to Bet v 1 which is a protein found in birch pollen. This can cause cross reactions with other fruit.

Syndromes

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


Cross Reactivity

If sensitised to Alder pollen you may have Pollen Food Allergy Syndrome and may also react to Apple, Peach, Pear, Parsley, Celery, Almonds, and Hazelnuts

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

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