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Can you be allergic to olive oil?

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From: 
Robin
Question: 

I have been tested positive for an allergy to olive pollen. Is it possible to have an allergy to skincare or cosmetic products which use olive oil?

Source: 
Dr. Deane
Answer: 

Allergy to the proteins and sugar coating on the olive pollen grain is fairly common. Allergy to olive oil, a fat, is very uncommon.

Date: 
Friday, April 15, 2005

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