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Can an allergy appear randomly at 20 years of age?
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Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Allergies can appear at any age.

In brief: Yes
Allergies can appear at any age.
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
4 doctors agree
In brief: A few examples
1) your girlfriend or boyfriend has a cat.
You didn't have one growing up. 2) you grew up in southern california but are attending college on the east coast & notice the climate & the trees to be very different. 3) you go to a japanese restaurant where they cook at the table. You eat shrimp, a food that you haven't eaten much in the past. Allergies can appear at age 20 but they're rarely random.

In brief: A few examples
1) your girlfriend or boyfriend has a cat.
You didn't have one growing up. 2) you grew up in southern california but are attending college on the east coast & notice the climate & the trees to be very different. 3) you go to a japanese restaurant where they cook at the table. You eat shrimp, a food that you haven't eaten much in the past. Allergies can appear at age 20 but they're rarely random.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Dr. Steven Machtinger
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