SPRING ALLERGIES

11 Things That Can Make Allergies Worse

By Stephanie Watson @WatsonWriter
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April 21, 2017
Close-up of apple, studio shot --- Image by © Marc Wuchner/Corbis

8. Fruits and vegetables

An apple or orange might seem harmless, but these fruits contain pollen, which can trigger an allergic reaction in certain people. Sometimes that reaction can even be life threatening. Carrots, celery, kiwi, peaches, tomatoes, zucchini, and melon are just a few of the fruits and vegetables that contribute to a condition known as pollen food allergy syndrome.

 

 

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Updated:  

September 08, 2022

Reviewed By:  

Janet O’Dell, RN