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What is the definition or description of: bell pepper allergy?

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Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 8 years experience
Pepper allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case bell pepper will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure etc. It is caused by IgE antibody against a specific protein in the food. Food allergy is diagnosed with clinical history followed by skin or blood test and that information helps establish the diagnosis and severity of the allergy
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Last updated Dec 29, 2018


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