Allergy to sweet is a disease of an allergic nature, which is most often observed in children, although adults usually do not bypass. Faced with this problem, immediately determine which product caused the allergic reaction at times it is quite difficult, since "sweet allergens" are quite a large number.
The reason for the development of an allergy to sweet is the fermentation of not completely digestible food residues, which is caused by sucrose. In the case of a person's propensity for various allergic reactions, after getting into the blood of decay products, the already existing allergy is only intensified. Sucrose, which is a direct provoker of the development of an allergic reaction, is found in some fruits and vegetables, in any confectionery and flour products, syrups and sweets
Allergy to Sweet - Symptoms
In order to confidently differentiate this type of allergy with intolerance to any food or symptoms of other diseases, you should know exactly the symptoms of allergy to the sweet. Perhaps the most distinctive manifestation of this type of allergy is the appearance on the legs, arms, neck and face of the itch and reddening of the skin. However, one should know that these manifestations can develop not immediately, but with a certain delay. In some cases, an allergy to the sweet can cause such acute reactions that without an urgent medical intervention a person can die, this is a choking, passing in the Quincke's edema and anaphylactic shock.
In the case of an allergy to the sweet, it is not worth completely giving up all kinds of sweets, since glucose is a vital ingredient for normal functioning of the body. A person who decided to completely limit himself to the sweet always tends to sleep, there is increased fatigue, he becomes nervous, irritable, or opposite to those prone to depression . These manifestations are due to a lack of glucose in the body. That is why it is necessary to identify, in the shortest possible time, and then exclude from the diet the provoking development of an allergy product.
Allergy to sweet is most often observed in people who consume such sucrose-rich foods as sweets, cookies, cakes and other confectionery. One of the most powerful allergenic products is honey, and in this case, the allergic reaction of the body does not develop on sucrose itself, but on the pollen of plants contained in it. However, despite this, honey can and does not contribute to the development of allergies - it directly depends on which plants pollen is included in this natural sweetness. In the event that honey does not lead to an allergic reaction, this product is often used as a remedy for allergy to the sweet. However, before treatment with honey, it is necessary to be absolutely sure that there is no intolerance to this product. Children of one of the forms of allergy to dessert are allergic to the lactose in the milk.
Most often, in everyday life, parents of children who have any rashes on their body say - "my baby has diathesis again." It is the concept of " diathesis " that parents classify all the rashes most often observed after consuming a sufficiently large number of sweets. If even an absolutely healthy child at one sitting grabs a whole bar of chocolate, with a high degree of probability, a rash can develop all over his body. However, there are the following signs that distinguish allergy to sweet from the manifestations of other allergic reactions:
• Reminiscent of the exfoliation areas of dry skin on the legs
• Accompanied by severe itching rashes on the front surface of the neck, clavicles and chin
• Itchy pink spots on the hands
In the case of a predisposition of the body to allergic reactions, starting literally from the first minutes of contact with the allergen, the manifestations can be of an acute violent nature. In such cases, the allergic reaction is often accompanied by severe edema, the most dangerous of which is the quenching of Quincke's swelling .
Perhaps the most dangerous condition, sometimes developing during the course of allergy is anaphylactic shock . This manifestation is usually observed when sweet components provoked another allergen, usually of protein origin. This condition is extremely difficult, since a peculiar chain reaction begins, in which some manifestations are even more complicated by others. With the development of anaphylactic shock, you should immediately call for emergency help, since even a second delay can threaten the patient with a fatal outcome.
What does the allergy look like? Regardless of the strength of the immune defense and the current state of health, the allergy to the sweet in children can have a different degree of manifestation. In some cases, there may be minor itchy eruptions on the inside of the forearms, neck and cheeks, which for several hours / days pass even without any intervention. In other cases, even a small eaten candy is enough to have a whole host of negative manifestations, from rash and itching to loss of consciousness. That is why it is extremely important to watch closely the child and if there is an itchy anxiety, as well as rash, to identify a provoking allergen, it is necessary to immediately analyze the food taken by the child, focusing on sweets
Treatment of allergy to dessert
The first action, in case of manifestation of the above symptomatology, is a complete failure to find out the reasons for using all products that can cause the development of an allergic reaction. Only in the case of the complete elimination of the use of allergenic foods, even without the help of medications can completely get rid of negative symptoms.
To facilitate the current situation, symptomatic treatment is indicated, the purpose of which is to remove swelling, itching and rash. Usually, antihistamines of the fourth generation are used for this. In the case of severe allergy to the sweet, shows the conduct of detoxification therapy, whose action is aimed at removing toxins that poison the body.
In order to avoid the development of complications and negative consequences, treatment of allergies to desserts should be under the supervision and supervision of a qualified allergist.