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Kiwi Fruit Allergy (Overview)

Allergy to any food, in this case kiwi will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure etc. Food allergy is diagnosed with clinical history followed by skin or blood test and that information helps establish the diagnosis and severity of the allergy.


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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

Kiwi Fruit Allergy (Overview)

Allergy to any food, in this case kiwi will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure etc. Food allergy is diagnosed with clinical history followed by skin or blood test and that information helps establish the diagnosis and severity of the allergy.


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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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What is the definition or description of: Kiwi fruit allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Kiwi fruit allergy?

Food allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case kiwi will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure etc. Food allergy is diagnosed with clinical history followed by skin or blood test and that information helps establish the diagnosis and severity of the allergy. ...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

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My 15/months baby has severe cold n cough..can I give kiwi fruit? Can u suggest some more fruits to include in his diet? Is kiwi fruit advisable?

My 15/months baby has severe cold n cough..can I give kiwi fruit? Can u suggest some more fruits to include in his diet? Is kiwi fruit advisable?

Fine!: Kiwi fruit is fine at any time, unless the child is too young for citrus products or has diarrhea or vomiting or an upset stomach. It is a good source of Vitamin C. Don't overdo, that's the rule for anything, though. A normal serving size for a child is fine. ...Read more

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Am craving kiwifruit so have been eating 12-14 everyday. What are the side effects of over eating kiwi fruit?

Am craving kiwifruit so have been eating 12-14 everyday. What are the side effects  of over eating kiwi fruit?

You're having them..: Diarrhea and loose stools. They are mostly sugar, with a little fat and a little protein, so it FEELS like you can live on them. But they are WAY more fiber than most people are used to eating, aside from the very health-conscious. So it's like a massive colon cleansing. In the long run, though, If you literally LIVED on them, you could become toxic on some vitamins, deficient in others, get sick. ...Read more

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Around fruit and orcharads forever. Can anyone have a sudden cherry allergy?

Around fruit and orcharads forever. Can anyone have a sudden cherry allergy?

Yes: Allergies can develop at any time. The likelihood of developing an allergy is dependent on exposure and genetics. That is, if you come from an allergic family, you are more likely to develop allergies at some time in your life. The specific triggers as to why an allergy develops at a particular time is not known, but exposure does influence this. ...Read more

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Around fruit and orcharads forever. Can anyone develop a sudden cherry allergy?

Around fruit and orcharads forever. Can anyone develop a sudden cherry allergy?

Yes.: Food allergy can occur at any age. Cherry reactions can be due to allergic antibody (ige) directed at cherry protein resulting in itchy mouth/throat, GI symptoms, hives, etc so all cherries must be avoided. Reactions also be due to birch pollen ige which cross-reacts with cherry, resulting in only itchy mouth/throat and heating/canning cherries destroys the cross-reacting proteins so no reaction. ...Read more

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I have an allergy to fruit and i eat so much junk food but I am still losing weight!?

I have an allergy to fruit and i eat so much junk food but I am still losing weight!?

See Allergist: It is unlikely that you are allergic to all fruit so seeing an Allergist for further workup and testing would be beneficial to determine exactly what you are and aren't allergic to. A diet heavy in junk food provides little nutrition. Would suggest substituting more vegetables, lean meats, and once seen by Allergist, fruits. To gain weight safely, working with a nutritionist can be helpful. ...Read more

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I have oas(oral allergy syndrome) and I am also a pescetarian, i was wondering what kind of fruit i can eat?

Oral allergy: You can pre treat with an antihistamine before ingesting fruit or you can get allergy shots for tree pollen that with time tame your reactions to fruits, see an allergist for best advice. ...Read more

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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