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What are sings of lemon allergy?

What are sings of lemon allergy?

Oral and Stomach: Typically citrus allergy would cause itching, burning, stinging and/ or swelling of the mouth, tongue, or lips. It may also cause stomach upset such as nausea, vomiting, cramping and possibly diarrhea. In some cases, it may cause a rash. ...Read more

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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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What are sings of lemon allergy?

Oral and Stomach: Typically citrus allergy would cause itching, burning, stinging and/ or swelling of the mouth, tongue, or lips. It may also cause stomach upset such as nausea, vomiting, cramping and possibly diarrhea. In some cases, it may cause a rash. ...Read more

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Sudden orange and lemon allergy? Would I react to grapefruit and lime also?

Likely: If you are having trouble with citrus fruits, there most likely will be a cross reaction amongst all of them. ...Read more

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Allergy to lemon oil, is that possible?

Maybe: This has been described only once in the medical literature (in 1990). It was reported in a women who worked handling lemon peel and lemon oil for several years. The reaction she got was a skin reaction on her fingers where she handled these products. It is exceedingly rare, but it may be possible to have a lemon oil allergy. ...Read more

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My dad wants to drop few drops of lemon into my nose hoping to treat nasal allergy by the way i had skin allergy against lemon before..

My dad wants to drop few drops of lemon into my nose hoping to treat nasal allergy by the way i had skin allergy against lemon before..

Bad idea: Lemon drops can be very irritating to the nasal membranes. Your family doctor can recommend several allergy medications if the over the counter meds don't help. ...Read more