Oral Allergy Syndrome

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CNN recently aired a piece about oral allergy syndrome. Many people with hay fever (allergic rhinitis) develop itching around the mouth after eating certain fresh fruits and vegetables. This allergic reaction is known as oral allergy syndrome. It

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  1. CarryAnn February 12, 2011 / 3:04 pm

    If the truffle originates under an oak, pecan or hazelnut tree, as many do, a cross reaction with a NUT ALLERGY is possible. It's happened to me, and although not as serious as the nut allergy, I would not characterize it as mild. I avoid all truffles.

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