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Adult Onset Allergies

Adult Onset Allergies

You may have been able to avoid allergies for decades, when suddenly at age 20 or 30 or older, you develop them. It hardly seems fair, but according to research, adult onset allergies are increasingly common. Find out why.

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10:39PM PDT on Apr 24, 2013

I've develop allergies only as an adult. Avoiding people who wear scent, taking anti-histamines and no flowers indoors are a few of the things I do.

5:53PM PDT on Apr 22, 2013

thank you...

7:28AM PDT on Apr 12, 2013


9:31AM PST on Jan 5, 2013

Thanks for the info.

10:27PM PDT on Oct 16, 2012

Thank you.

2:28PM PDT on Oct 13, 2012


9:27AM PDT on Sep 18, 2012

good to know

4:02PM PDT on Sep 11, 2012

I never had allergies as a child but as an adult I have developed an allergy to perfumes and after shaves. If I come into contact with someone who is wearing perfume, even if it's a faint whiff I start sneezing non stop for ages. Then the migraine starts and nothing I take will ease it. It always lasts 3 days. My husband gave our friend a lift in my car and she was wearing perfume. A week later we went away for a few days. My husband drove and I sat in the passenger seat. We had to stop 6 times for me to vomit because I could smell our friend's perfume on the seatbelt. When my children were young, I couldn't join them on school trips because every mum and dad on the coach wore their perfumes. Something I've always wondered. Why do some women have to put half a bottle of perfume on themselves? They absolutely stink to high heaven. Maybe it's because they haven't showered and they're masking body odour.

7:27AM PDT on Sep 4, 2012

So THAT'S why I'm sneezing now. (Aah-choo) Thank you.

7:35AM PDT on Sep 3, 2012


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