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Regarding kiwi fruit allergy? What are symptoms?

Regarding kiwi fruit allergy? What are symptoms?

Various: Eating kiwi, if you are allergic to it, may cause itchy mouth, sore mouth, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, hives, skin itching, drop in blood pressure, loss of consciousness, or even death. This is a partial list of potential symptoms. You may only get 1 or 2 of these. Symptoms with kiwi could also indicate an allergy to ragweed or latex. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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Regarding kiwi fruit allergy? What are symptoms?

Various: Eating kiwi, if you are allergic to it, may cause itchy mouth, sore mouth, nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, diarrhea, hives, skin itching, drop in blood pressure, loss of consciousness, or even death. This is a partial list of potential symptoms. You may only get 1 or 2 of these. Symptoms with kiwi could also indicate an allergy to ragweed or latex. ...Read more

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Could anyone give their opinion? Could I have tropical or kiwi fruit allergy?

Could anyone give their opinion? Could I have tropical or kiwi fruit allergy?

Yes: Allergies are your body's response to foods or other items that you come in contact with. Kiwi is a potential allergen (item that causes allergies); i know of at least one individual who develops an anaphylactic reaction to kiwi. ...Read more

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Are there some home remedy for kiwi fruit allergy?

Are there some home remedy for kiwi fruit allergy?

Kiwi allergy: Kiwi allergy is related to ragweed allergy, which is a pollen predominant in the autumn season. To treat your kiwi allergy, you need to treat your ragweed allergy and best results are achieved with allergen desensitization. Consult an allergist about it and get tested. ...Read more

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Please suggest some home remedy for kiwi fruit allergy? I feel bad because i don't want to do allergy shots anymore. What should I do?

No shots for kiwi: An oral reaction to kiwi can be related to a ragweed pollen allergy. Controlling that allergy will ameliorate your symptoms to kiwi. If you get a systemic reaction to kiwi, you need to avoid it all together. It may be related to a latex allergy too. So shots will only help you with the first case, by controlling your ragweed allergy. ...Read more

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Kiwi fruit--why good for teeth?

Kiwi fruit--why good for teeth?

Super fruit: Some people consider kiwi to be a super fruit. It is high in vitamin c, e, frolic acid many minerals and phytonutrients. And antioxidants. The vitamin c is said to be good for gum tissue because it helps healing. ...Read more

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What vitamin and mineral can we get from a kiwi fruit ?

What vitamin and mineral can we get from a kiwi fruit ?

Kiwi: 1 medium kiwi (69 gm) has 0.79 gm protein, 42 cal. & 2.1 gm dietary fiber. It has Potassium - 215 mg, Phosphorus - 23 mg, Magnesium - 12 mg, Calcium - 23 mg, Sodium - 2 mg, Iron - 0.21 mg, Selenium 0.1 mcg,Manganese - 0.068 mg, Copper - 0.09 mg, Zinc - 0.1 mg, Vit A - 60 IU, Vit B1 - 0.019 mg, Vit B2 - 0.017 mg, Niacin - 0.235 mg, Folate (folic acid) - 17 mcg, Pantothenic Acid - 0.126 mg, Vit B6 - 0.043 mg, ...Read more