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I am allergic to White Lilies. My first contact was White Lily extract, not pollen. Does this mean that I should avoid all forms/colors of Lily?

I am allergic to White Lilies. My first contact was White Lily extract, not pollen. Does this mean that I should avoid all forms/colors of Lily?

Yes: The best treatment for allergy is avoidance. I presume that your reaction is an itchy skin rash from the contact. The color of the flower does not impact the allergen in the plant. ...Read more

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Are lilies dangerous to humans? Any contact allergy rashes to it?

Are lilies dangerous to humans?  Any contact allergy rashes to it?

Yes: Lilies are toxic to humans, cats, dogs, and goats. Eating the leaves leads to kidney damage and failure and some species like the "lily of the valley" can also cause cardiac problems. As for contact allergies, as long as you wash your hands after contact, i would think you are safe. ...Read more

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After using 200 calla lilies in a wedding, my body is covered in a poison ivy type rash. is this possibly from the lilies . I am a florist and have?

After using 200 calla lilies in a wedding, my body is covered in a poison ivy type rash. is this possibly from the lilies . I am a florist and have?

Contact allergy: It is entirely possible to have developed a contact allergy to plant products. If the involvement is extensive, you may need a short course of oral cortisone For limited involvement, topical cortisone cream may be sufficient. Contact your doctor for a RX and start washing any item which might have touched the lilly with liquid detergent to avoid further exposure. ...Read more

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Please tell me, are lillies dangerous to humans?

Please tell me, are lillies dangerous to humans?

Yes, if eaten.: Keep small children away from lillies so that they don't try to taste or eat them. ...Read more

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My friends says smells of lillies but when one else can. Why is this?

Unknown: Please ask your question again as I am unsure of what it is that you are wanting an answer to. ...Read more

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Lillies giving me a headache, what could be wrong?

Lillies giving me a headache, what could be wrong?

Allergic Rhinitis: Hi! it is possible that certain scents, and certainly certain plant pollens can cause or worsen allergic rhinitis. Runny nose, facial pain, headache, and sneezing are some of the symptoms. It is also possible for certain scents to trigger migraines. The best thing is to avoid lilies, if you can't discuss with your doctor. Take care, dr.H. ...Read more

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I feel sore when aorund lillies. Wtf is going on?

I feel sore when aorund lillies. Wtf is going on?

Possible allergies: Environmental/pollens allergies often show as runny nose, congestion, sneezing, itchy eyes, rashes, headaches, and some do feel achy. It is not too common having just achiness and not much else--as u did not mention such. But my guess is that your body is not in agreement with the scent of lillies- my advice would be to keep a good distance. Please refrain from use of foul language. Good luck. ...Read more

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Could exposure to lillies have caused my headache?

Could exposure to lillies have caused my headache?

Yes: Many patients with migraine have "osmophobic"headaches, that is, headaches triggered by strong or irritating odors. Almost all headaches triggered by odors are migraines. A neurologist can help if this is a frequent problem. ...Read more

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