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Allergic to olive trees?

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
28 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
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.
Answered on Oct 3, 2016
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