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Is it possible to be allergic to chocolate?

Is it possible to be allergic to chocolate?

Sort of... : Cocoa allergy can exist, but is fairly rare. Most of the allergic reactions that occur to chocolate is due to other ingredients, commonly milk, tree nuts and peanuts. See an allergists for a detailed history and proper testing to diagnose this and other food allergies. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to marijuana?

Is it possible to be allergic to marijuana?

Yes ... to a point: Marijuana grows as a plant and does produce pollen. However, the plant is usually insect pollinated and thus, not as likely to cause allergy symptoms (unless you have very close contact with the plant). If you are asking if you can be "allergic" to smoking marijuana - the answer is no. Can you be allergic to ingesting the plant? It is possible. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to cigarettes?

Is it possible to be allergic to cigarettes?

Not allergic to cigs: There are many well documented negative effects of cigarette smoking, but true ige mediated reactions are not one of them. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to aspartame?

There are people: Who think they have somatic symptoms after ingesting aspartame, but it has never been demonstrated in valid scientific experiments. Don't believe everything you hear from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to pork?

Is it possible to be allergic to pork?

Yes: But from what i understand - pork allergies are rare. People may also be reacting to processing chemicals in the pork. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to exercise?

Is it possible to be allergic to exercise?

Allergy: No, but exercise does increase blood flow and histamine, so skin rashes can appear more readily with exercise. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to neosporin?

Is it possible to be allergic to neosporin?

Possibly: It is possible to have a true allergy to neosporin or one of the ingredients of neosporin. Additionally, neomycin (one of the ingredients of neosporin) can be irritating to the skin, especially if used over a long period of time or if covered by a bandage. Although this reaction is not a true allergy, the irritation often has similar characteristics of an allergy reaction. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to shampoos?

Is it possible to be allergic to shampoos?

Yes: There have been many people who suffer from allergies from shampoos. This is generally related to any active ingredients in the shampoos, as well as the other ingredients used in the shampoo. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to tampons?

Is it possible to be allergic to tampons?

Yes: Depends on the materials added to the tampon that might either be irritative or even allergic- causing either a contact allergy or something more. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to fragrences?

Is it possible to be allergic to fragrences?

Yes: Fragrance can act as an irritant to trigger increased respiratory symptoms of asthma and allergic / nonallergic rhinitis. It can also be responsible for allergic contact dermatitis, that is a rash occurring in locations touched by the fragrance containing product. Symptoms should improve with avoidance. An allergist can help determine if fragrance is the culprit. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to melatonin?

Is it possible to be allergic to melatonin?

Allergy: Allergic antibodies can be formed to any foreign protein however, melatonin is not a foreign protein. At times, humans develop allergy to self-body proteins such as Insulin but this is very rare. Allergy can also occur to pill binders such as hypomellose or croscarmellose but these reactions are also rare. If a drug repeatedly causes a adverse side effect, it should be avoided. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to adrenaline?

Is it possible to be allergic to adrenaline?

No: Adrenaline is a normal substance in the body and is the treatment for severe allergic reaction. It can however cause the same symptoms as fear. Increased heart rate, pounding chest, tremor, anxiety, breathlessness. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to alcohol and possible have it cause anaphylactic shock?

Is it possible to be allergic to alcohol and possible have it cause anaphylactic shock?

Possible, but rare: A true allergy to alcohol is not common. It is more likely to develop in people with other allergies. If it does occur, the symptoms can be severe, and it is possible for anaphylaxis to occur in rare cases. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to every medication?

Is it possible to be allergic to every medication?

No: It is not possible to be allergic to every medication. Nobody is that unlucky, and there are too many medications in the world (to ever try in one person). ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to all antihistamines?

Is it possible to be allergic to all antihistamines?

Unlikely: Please define your symptoms from the medications. Theoretically someone can be reacting to a coating on the tablets, but rarely do people react to antihistamines beside the usually sedative side effects. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to water?

Is it possible to be allergic to water?

Water: Not water per se, but contents or chemicals in it, such as chlorine or Fluoride or contaminants. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to polyester?

Is it possible to be allergic to polyester?

Not that I'm aware: Polyester is a synthetic polymer. I am not aware of reports of polyester allergy that have been reported. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to gum?

Is it possible to be allergic to gum?

Yes: The body can have an allergic reaction to many substances, however, your body may just be 'sensitive' to the components of the gum you are chewing. One example is: the cinnamon in big red gum causes many people to experience pain and redness of the tongue and cheeks. ...Read more