Almond allergy seems to be relatively rare but, like other tree nut allergies, it can be life-threatening. You may have mild to moderate symptoms such as a rash, swollen lips or upset stomach. But almonds can also trigger severe allergic reactions affecting your whole body. So it’s very important to seek medical advice if eating almonds makes you feel at all unwell.
Your doctor will have lots of advice on how to manage almond allergy. They may also prescribe medication for you to carry in case of an emergency.
In the meantime, why not read our simple guide. You’ll find out why some people react to almond and what the possible symptoms are in more detail. We also share ways to avoid almonds if they’re your allergen (that’s the word for something that can trigger allergies).