Fruit allergy


Fruit allergies make up about ten percent of all food related allergies.



Allergic reactions to fruit and vegetables are usually mild.



Allergic reactions to fruit and vegetables


often just affect the mouth, causing itching, a rash, or blisters where the food touches the lips and mouth. 



A number of people have allergy to fruit or vegetables will also react to pollen from some trees and weeds. 



The symptoms vary depending upon the person, the severity of the allergy, and type of fruit. 



Symptoms may appear within a few minutes.



Most fruit allergies are oral syndrome allergies because they are consumed but may also be an external allergy if the fruit touches the skin.



Skin prick testing is a common way of testing for an allergy.



Cooking may help reduce or eliminate the reaction to some fruit allergy 



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