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Dr. Steven Griggs
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Lemon Allergy (Overview)

Allergy to any food, in this case lemon will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure etc. It is caused by IgE antibody against a specific protein in the food. 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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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. Steven Griggs
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Lemon Allergy (Overview)

Allergy to any food, in this case lemon will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure etc. It is caused by IgE antibody against a specific protein in the food. 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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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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What is the definition or description of: Lemon allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Lemon allergy?

Food allergy: Allergy to any food, in this case lemon will cause symptoms of oral itching, lip or tongue swelling, hives, breathing difficulty and/or throat closure etc. It is caused by IgE antibody against a specific protein in the food. 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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Sudden orange and lemon allergy? Would I react to grapefruit and lime also?

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

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