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Oral Allergy Syndrome: Why Raw Fruit Can Make the Mouth Itchy

Ah, the season of fresh peaches, tomatoes, melons and more. Unless, that is, you live with oral allergy syndrome. Here are expert insights into the condition you’re just itching to control. SUMMER is my favorite time of year. Nothing gives me that sense of reckless abandon like running barefoot through green grass and feeling the heat of the sun on my skin. And who doesn’t look forward to […]

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Serious Fruit Allergy: Kiwi

Allergies to kiwi, also known as the Chinese gooseberry or macaque peach, are on the increase worldwide.

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Advice on ‘Real’ Fruit Allergies

Q.  I just moved to Toronto from Italy. I was considered “peach allergic” there, but here, my GP says the symptoms are oral allergy syndrome and to avoid raw peaches. But I’m not convinced; I did get hives and throat tightness after toast with a jam (that turned out to be peach). How do I […]

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The Allergens to Watch – Sesame to Lentils and More

From the Allergic Living archives; this popular article was first published in the magazine in 2010. Dr. Antony Ham Pong knew that sesame allergies were on the rise. It was the mid-1990s, and at the time, no other countries in the world had included the tiny seed on their lists of “priority allergens” – that […]

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All About Oral Allergy Syndrome

Mother always told you to eat your fruits and vegetables. Sometimes, mother was wrong. A less severe form of food allergy, called oral allergy syndrome, is a reaction to proteins in common raw fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds. It’s called “oral allergy” syndrome or OAS because its symptoms are usually limited to the lips, mouth, […]

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Oral Allergy Syndrome: Why do Pollens and Foods Cross-React?

Learn all about oral allergy syndrome.

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OAS – When Raw Fruit is Forbidden

A life with OAS means only cooked or baked fruit. Crisp, raw fruit, how I miss you. (From the Allergic Living magazine archives. First published in the magazine in 2009.) CRADLING a fresh, succulent peach in my hands, I take in its tantalizing aroma. I rub the fuzz lightly on my lips before taking a […]

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