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Rockville, MD
A 40-year-old female asked:

I know anyone can be allergic to anything at any time, but what really is the likelihood that an adult w/no prev allergy will react to peanut or fish?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Not high: Incidence of food allergy among adults hovers below 1% in the general population. I would not be too concerned about something that is unlikely to occur.
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