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Allergic to olive trees

A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
Possible: Olive tree pollen allergy is not common in the us b/c olive trees are not that common. It is more common in mediteranean area.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
No.: Allergy to the pollen from olive trees does not cross react with anything in the olives.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
Just the pollen: If you tested positive for "olive tree" then the test was for the pollen. You should have no problem with eating products containing or cooked in oli... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
Allergy and Immunology 35 years experience
Tree pollen: Allergy to tree pollen does not mean you will be allergic to the tree fruit or nut however, it is possible for persons to be allergic to both.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
Yes.: Allergy to the pollen from olive trees does not cross react with anything in the olive oil.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
Yes.: Allergy to the pollen from olive trees does not cross react with anything in the olive oil.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
No.: Allergy to the pollen from olive trees does not cause an allergy to the fruit (the olive). However, you can still have an allergy to both, but by sep... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
A Verified Doctoranswered
31 years experience
Just the pollen: If you tested positive for "olive tree" then the test was for the pollen. You should have no problem with eating products containing or cooked in oli... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 57 years experience
Allergic rhinitis: Staying inside the house during pollen season seems like the best answer. But that's not practical. So , in addition to wearing a mask, do not forget ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology 53 years experience
Yes: As long as the tree was not sprayed with insecticides or other chemicals, the leaves can be used to make a tea safely.
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