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I get severe stomach pain after eating avocados. Is this an allergy?
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In brief: Possibly
Avocado are in the same family as cinnamon, camphor and bay laurel.
You can have an allergy: 1) to the tree-pollen where you develop local symptoms in the mouth and throat shortly after eating avocado; or the latex-fruit syndrome, where you can have generalized urticaria, abdominal pain, and vomiting.

In brief: Possibly
Avocado are in the same family as cinnamon, camphor and bay laurel.
You can have an allergy: 1) to the tree-pollen where you develop local symptoms in the mouth and throat shortly after eating avocado; or the latex-fruit syndrome, where you can have generalized urticaria, abdominal pain, and vomiting.
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