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A 33-year-old male asked:

What is the definition or description of: kiwi fruit allergy?

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Dr. Qura Rashid
Allergy and Immunology 7 years experience
Food allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case kiwi will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure etc. 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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A 34-year-old member asked:

Can there b kiwi fruit allergy?

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: Yes, you can have an allergic reaction to the unique proteins in kiwi.

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