A 55-year-old member asked:
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If you are allergic to olive trees are you allergic to olive oil?

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Dr. Michael P Vaughn
33 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Tree pollen: Allergy to tree pollen does not mean you will be allergic to the tree fruit or nut however, it is possible for persons to be allergic to both.
Answered on Oct 2, 2013

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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
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Just the pollen: If you tested positive for "olive tree" then the test was for the pollen. You should have no problem with eating products containing or cooked in oli ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
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Yes.: Allergy to the pollen from olive trees does not cross react with anything in the olive oil.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Carter
29 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Yes.: Allergy to the pollen from olive trees does not cross react with anything in the olive oil.
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Dr. Paul Carter
29 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Just the pollen: If you tested positive for "olive tree" then the test was for the pollen. You should have no problem with eating products containing or cooked in oli ... Read More

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