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how do i know if im allergic to banana?

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Asked by Anonymous at 2:31 AM on Mar. 28, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • Don't eat any banana for two weeks--then eat one--if you have symptoms--you probably are.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:29 AM on Mar. 28, 2009

  • I believe I'm allergic to bananas. When I eat one, my mouth gets all itchy.

    Answer by my4lads at 12:16 PM on Mar. 28, 2009

  • Well, you can go to the doc and ask for a allergy test. They take a single vial of blood and test it for reactions.

    Food based reactions can include swelling and itching of the mucus membranes, mouth nose and ears, hives, and vomitting due to swelling of the throat triggering your gag reflex. Each reaction tends to get progressively worse, and some reactions are life threatening.

    Bananas are unusual to be allergic to, but not unheard of. Remove the suspected object from your diet for a period of one week, then try a small amount to test for reactivity.

    Answer by lovinangels at 7:46 PM on Mar. 28, 2009

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