USA: Kissing can be risky for those with nut allergies
Doctors in the US are warning that a kiss can be risky business for people with severe allergies to nuts and seeds. A survey carried out by Suzanne Teuber of the University of California, Davis, found that 5% of people allergic to nuts and seeds reported they had suffered an allergic reaction after a kiss. The survey looked at 379 patients with food allergies, 20 of whom had suffered an immune response after a kiss.
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