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Me: can you develop allergies after childhood? Adolescence? Adulthood?
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Dr. Maziar Rezvani
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
You can develop allergies at any age.
Even in your elderly years, although this is less likely.

In brief: Yes
You can develop allergies at any age.
Even in your elderly years, although this is less likely.
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
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Dr. Dean Firschein
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Allergies to pollen, food, bee stings, and animals can develop at any age.

In brief: Yes
Allergies to pollen, food, bee stings, and animals can develop at any age.
Dr. Dean Firschein
Dr. Dean Firschein
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Anytime at all
Allergy onset is more common in childhood because that's when your immune system is naive and unprogrammed.
Drug allergies commonly occur at anytime, as do food allergies to peanuts, tree nuts and seafood, and anaphylaxis to venom stings. Moving from one climate to another exposes you to a new set of pollens. Often allergy symptoms appear 2-3 years later.

In brief: Anytime at all
Allergy onset is more common in childhood because that's when your immune system is naive and unprogrammed.
Drug allergies commonly occur at anytime, as do food allergies to peanuts, tree nuts and seafood, and anaphylaxis to venom stings. Moving from one climate to another exposes you to a new set of pollens. Often allergy symptoms appear 2-3 years later.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Dr. Steven Machtinger
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