It’s apple season in the northeast! Unfortunately not everyone can enjoy that delicious bite of a freshly picked apple. Some people get an itchy mouth and throat, swelling, rash around the mouth, or even develop a severe allergic reaction called anaphylaxis after eating certain fruits. But not all allergic reactions are the same, here are some conditions that can cause fruit reactions:
People who are allergic to latex rubber can also react to fruits such as bananas, avocado, water chestnuts, kiwi, nectarines, peaches, and cherries, which cross- react with latex protein.
If you’re having second thoughts about that apple, here’s a really good recipe for pumpkin pie.