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Chemical allergies

(3 Posts)
AugustaProdworthy Sun 03-Feb-13 13:09:05

You are not a freak! There's a lot of us about. It's a pain but I have found that although I really wanted to know what I was allergic to I wasn't expecting it to be so many things. It is really frightening to start looking at normal everyday items of food and drink and cosmetics and see what is really in them.
Have you had white blood cell counts? Is your immune system generally over reacting to things?

mademred Sun 03-Feb-13 12:50:32

Your not a freak.i have several food allergies, but am also reacting to chemicals in wine.sulphar dioxide?? I think.its been stressing me for years.i come out in rashes all over my arms and neck and chest.but its difficult to find a wine without the chemicals, im also allergic to eggs and I only buy red wine that is suitable for vegetarians and vegans.

Abouttime Sat 02-Feb-13 23:30:48

Does anyone have these? I knew I was allergic to 2 bromo 2 nitropropane 1-3 dial but before Xmas I had patch testing again and am allergic to balsam of Peru, limonene, benzoyl peroxide. Limonene is in everything!

I also have cat, dog, mould, grass pollen, tree pollen, horse & probably others. I completed a 5 year desensitisation course of dog last February & have just finished my 3rd year of grass pollen.

It really gets me down. Anyone else out there or am I a freak?

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