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ROCKROBIN
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2/21/13 9:11 A

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I have been allergic to fruit for 37 years. Citrus is the worst, bananas make me hoarse, apples intestinal issues, I have no trouble with berries. I have found if you cook the fruit it eliminates the problem. I bake apples with a bit of cinnamon and sweetner, I make bananas into light muffins, I eat canned pears and applesauce. I can eat citrus like lemon if it is cooked, not applied afterwards. I hear on Dr. Oz if you are allergic to apples microwave it about 30 seconds first. Just some ideas to try.



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omg sharon. praying for deliverance

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OMG Sharon.......... that is so rotten for you. I am allergic to eggs and fish, which are generally easy to avoid. I have had a few accidental exposes but thankfully very few.

I am so sorry but I have no suggestions as to how to avoid these foods you are allergic to EXCEPT be an overly diligent label reader. AND if in doubt do NOT touch it.

all the best & cheers from Sharyn



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4/24/08 2:46 P

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Hi, My name is Ivy and I am allergic to most fruits and have allergies to a few veggies as well. I find it so limiting because I love fruits and used to eat all of them but then one day I noticed that when i ate an apple, it caused my throat to scratch and I started coughing and then started to lose my voice and couldn't speak above a whisper...I didn't think much of it and continued to eat them until it got really bad and I kept coughing a lot and felt like my throat may close....that was the start of my fruit allergies...since then, the list is endless and the only fruits i can safely eat are blackberries, blueberries, raspberries and grapefruits, sometimes bananas, although they scratch my throat now as well...As for veggies, Carrots, Tomatoes and Avocados....I'm always a little nervous about trying a different fruit or veggie because I'm not sure that I'm going to cause an allergic reaction...is there anyone out there who is as miserable as I am with countless allergies....I also have seasonal allergies as well, which really sucks...I'd love to hear how you are managing to cope with the limitations

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