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Is having corn pollen allergy the same as a corn allergy?

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Not exactly: They are both corn related and those with corn allergy may react to corn pollen with runny nose and or asthma. If the corn pollen allergy is moderate to severe, it is best to avoid corn. www.about.com has a good article on this subject.

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