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A 25-year-old member asked:

My boyfriend has a peanut allergy, how soon after eating them can i kiss him?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Karen Sibert
Anesthesiology 40 years experience
How severe?: Serious peanut allergies can be fatal if not treated promptly with an epipen (epinephrine). No one can answer this question for you without knowing how severe your boyfriend's reaction is. For some people, the smallest contact with peanuts, peanut butter, or any other food containing peanuts can trigger immediate swelling and difficulty breathing. If this is the case, don't eat peanuts around him!
Last updated Dec 24, 2014

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