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Andrew / May 30, 2006 1:28 AM

Real allergies, please. Unless you've got something that's actually funny.

I'm allergic to mint, some pollen (not sure which, as I haven't been tested) and mildly to cats.

I also sneeze in bright sunlight, but it's apparently not an allergy.

printdude / May 30, 2006 6:52 AM

Andrew - All mint? Pepper-, Spear-, Thai Basil #4 (That how they mark it at the Store).

Myself, i'm allergic to grass. It's everywhere. Too bad I love golf.

Brandy / May 30, 2006 7:16 AM

Ragweed makes me pray for the first frost at the end of the summer.

Cats make me avoid touching my eyes while I pet them. The mild allergy precludes me from owning a cat, but I still love 'em.

Shellfish will make me get really scary blotching and makes me perpetually carry Benadryl. It hasn't sent me to the hospital. Yet. I avoid it like mad. I've become a bore asking, "Is there shellfish in that?"

killjoy / May 30, 2006 7:26 AM

>>Real allergies, please. Unless you've got something that's actually funny.

way to take all the fun out of it! i'm allergic to andrew.

Avril / May 30, 2006 8:13 AM

Spring, Summer and Fall!

According to the allergy (torture) test I'm allergic to trees, grass, pollen & weeds.

Mom says I'm allergic to Penicillin too.

MikeH / May 30, 2006 8:18 AM

I'm slightly allergice to cats, but not enough so that I need to avoid them...

Occasionally, one or two hives or welts will appear on my face, but they usually only last for a few hours, and I'm not sure if they're by-products of an allergy or stress...

J / May 30, 2006 8:21 AM

After many foods I get a sneezing attack. I can't really determine what ingredient it is.

Amanda / May 30, 2006 8:24 AM

dogs, mice, cockroaches, fungus, dust, mites, mold, trees, grass, weeds. I'm congested *all* *the* *time.* And the allergy shots don't really seem to be working.

shechemist / May 30, 2006 8:25 AM

I'm allergic to sulfa drugs, some cats (I'm fine with my cat, but one of my husband's cats causes angry red welts if I let him rub on me) and my MIL (I get angry red welts if she rubs on me also).

matt / May 30, 2006 8:32 AM

The Sun

If I walk into direct sunlight after being inside, or in the shade, I sneeze for about 5 to 10 seconds. After that I'm fine. I inherited it from my father.

slb / May 30, 2006 8:44 AM

nature.

trees, grass, pollen, flowers, mold, dust, animals, etc.

when i was a kid i was allergic to corn, cheese, chocolate and beer (according to the torture test - i'd never had beer. i was like 5 yrs old). i give thanks to the allergy gods for letting me grow out of those.

i'm getting allergy shots again. i just started them - the doc says it'll take 2 years before i'll notice any difference...

a / May 30, 2006 8:46 AM

Broccoli. While it doesn't cause me to sneeze or get hives or swell up, it does cause me to double over in pain and think that my large intestine will all of a sudden appear on the floor. Too bad, because unlike George HW Bush, I actually love broccoli and lament its departure from my adult life.

Dino / May 30, 2006 8:48 AM

...and I thought I was the only one the sneezed after going into bright sun. Cotton wood trees make me feel miserable...like right now.

I work with a woman that says she is alergic to all things green and therfore wants to pave over all parks, trees and lawns in Chicago. Never mind the 3 packs of ciggies that she smokes each day.

amyc / May 30, 2006 8:54 AM

I'm allergic to penicillin (and all its derivatives), pollen, mold, grass, and ragweed. I also have non-allergic yet "sensitive" reactions to milk, ice cream, peppers, and most nuts. This means no anaphylactic shock, thankfully, but other unpleasant side effects like gastric distress and hives. I'm fun at parties.

Andrew / May 30, 2006 8:55 AM

printdude: Some mints more than others. Peppermint is barely an irritant, while spearmint will give me an instant headache and start making me dizzy. I've never had a reaction to basil of any kind.

killjoy: I just wanted to head off the "I'm allergic to Spook/matty/hipsters/trixies and chads" lameness. If you really want to say "I'm allergic to hard work!" be my guest.

van moxie / May 30, 2006 8:58 AM

According to some tests at the allergist in the mid-90s, I was allergic to almost a dozen foods (including eggs, soy, oats, corn, wheat, shellfish...) and dust, cats, tree pollen, etc. I got myself re-tested last year for all the food allergies, and got the all-clear. I even ate shellfish for the first time recently (frankly, I wasn't impressed).

Now, I notice a bit of irritation when the tree pollen is really high, and in certain areas, like my in-laws house. No, seriously, something in upstate New York gets me sick every time, so I've been trying to eat very local honey from there. Oh, and I get really bad swelling and spots all over if I spend more than a few minutes in the sun. That just started in the last few years. The derm tells me that's an allergy, too.

But I am, and always have been, allergic to sulfa drugs. One emergency room visit was enough for that.

jen / May 30, 2006 9:06 AM

ever since i can remember, i've been told i'm allergic to NEOSPORIN. (a doctor once told me it's the neomycin (sp?) in neosporin - so when i go to the store, i just get polysporin.)

CATS. but some cats bother me far more than others, and it seems to have nothing to do with long hair vs. short hair. so, like others have said, i try and avoid touching my face after petting my friends kitties, and wash hands afterwards.

can't pinpoint my nature allergies anymore... they seem to have tapered off - but i have been sneezing like crazy this weekend with all the shit in the air. stupid cotton wood trees.

eep / May 30, 2006 9:14 AM

When I was a kid I was allergic to cats, strawberries, chalk, and dust. The chalk thing came in handy in school. "No, I can't work the problem out on the board, I'm allergic." Heh. I grew out of these, except certain breeds of cats still get to me, and dust that I haven't built up a tolerance to gets me from time to time.

I am also SEVERELY allergic to some athesma drug they gave me as a child. I had hallucinations for three days. I'm glad I grew out of my athesma, because I don't know the name of the drug any more, and I really don't want to go through that again.

esskaycee / May 30, 2006 9:15 AM

I have the most posh allergy ever (or maybe it's just a sensitivity?)

Anyway, I'm allergic/sensitive to fake or costume jewelry. It gives me rashes and welts and swelling. So only 14-karat-and-up gold and sterling silver for me.

It's so bougie, I know.

Shasta MacNasty / May 30, 2006 9:35 AM

I get a strong allergic reaction to sesame seeds, and a very mild one to bananas.

Clarke / May 30, 2006 9:38 AM

Sun sneezing! I thought I was the only one! My wife looks at me like I have three heads when I try to explain that, if I need to sneeze, I look at the sun or a bright light. Hey! I just did it, seriously! Nice to know there is a brotherhood out there.

docc / May 30, 2006 9:38 AM

Allergic to two preservatives that are in restaurant salad dressings and soups if they buy them premade which is many of the restaurants out there. Okay, it's in frickin' everything these days including diet sodas and canned expressos and lates. It's potassium sorbate or sodium benzoate. My face starts to swell and I can get hives. Take a tab of that fast melting claritin & I'm fine.

Also allergic to deep chills or a drastic change in temperature like after doing a cold dip at a sauna. Body breaks out in mild hives. Was running along the lake on a really, really cold winter morning and my layers didn't keep the wind out. Got hives so bad that I was out sick a couple of days. Those I have to wait out. How whacked is that? Allergic to cold and change in cold?!? Sucks.

Steve / May 30, 2006 10:05 AM

Dust.

And as someone who tends to live in places that end up being somewhat "cleanliness challenged," this can be a problem.

Mo / May 30, 2006 10:08 AM

I'm allergic to cats, a recent development since I had a cat growing up. But I still love them and will pet them when they are around.

I'm also allergic to something during the spring and summer that makes me sneeze all day long, but I haven't been tested. And I'm allergic to extremely high levels of stress. Can you say hive-monster? Of course they only appear in highly visible areas like my face and hands.

The last 2 aren't allergies-- they're intolerances, you know, lacking the proper enzyme to digest them, but it's easier to say allergies when people try to force stuff on me. Milk, which causes intestinal distress, and sadly, so sadly, alcohol, which would probably kill me. Thanks, DNA, thanks a lot!

paul / May 30, 2006 10:09 AM

I used to think i was allergic to cats, but after living many months with the hairiest cat alive, I'm either cured, or I'm actaully allergic to the people who keep cats.

Leah / May 30, 2006 10:20 AM

I'm allergic to new sweaters, scarfs, and wool hats. Actually--it is the sizing that is in wool. If I don't remember to wash first, I get a wicked contact rash.

Sexy, huh?

Velo / May 30, 2006 10:35 AM

I tell people I'm allergic to mushrooms because when I tell them that I don't like the taste, most will spend hours expounding on their tastiness. Not only do I think they taste like dirt, I don't want to eat fungus that grows in poop.
I know that is somewhat negating to people with real food allergies but it's way easier than the requisite 30 minute attempt at convincing me otherwise.

Except for close friends who know my aversion to the fungal kingdom, they believe me because I seem to be allergic to the planet. Pollen, cats, trees, grass and various unknown germs will have me in hives or congested at the drop of a hat. Torture test reacted mildly to 30 or so sources. I don't venture far unmedicated.

jgs / May 30, 2006 10:37 AM

The following things give me hives:
Sunburn--which is an awesome combo, hot itchy burning on my hands and feet.
Mosquito or spider bites--itchy bumps + itchy bumps = a swell time
latex-- developing a latex allergy seems to have primed the allergenicity of insect toxins.
watch bands or any synthetic leather on the skin. like skc this means I can only wear silver. i'm a princess.

All of this is adult onset, so i'm discovering them as I go. The above are the things I've figured out, there've been plenty of other random outbreaks of rashes and blotches that i can't ascribe to a single allergen. I'm just waiting for the next yellow jacket sting to put me into anaphyletic shock and thus put an end to further allergic developments.

SuperSinus / May 30, 2006 10:37 AM

Nothing!

mua-hahahahahahahahah

mew / May 30, 2006 10:39 AM

I'm allergic to certain wines - I haven't exactly pinpointed what kinds, or what it is in the wine that causes the allergy. I guess I'll have to drink a lot of wine to figure it out - sounds like a fun experiment.

Mo / May 30, 2006 10:45 AM

Oh! Reading jgs' posts reminded me of other allergies! I used to work in a lab, and I started developing a sensitivity to latex, (and that would be BAD!), so I switched to nitrile gloves, and now latex contact is ok. I'm also severely allergic to mosquito bites; they leave big ugly red scars, even when I don't scratch. But ever since I left NC, not such a problem.

And while we're at it, for all the ladies and pretty men out there, I bought the much hyped and praised CO Bigelow Lemon Body Cream and broke out in a disgusting rash where I used the lotion, and it lasted for 2 weeks... Apparently, other people have gotten this, too.

lacey / May 30, 2006 10:47 AM

Glad to know there are so many others with cat allergies out there. I can't even touch a cat anymore without my face itching like crazy afterwards.

I think sudden changes in temp also make me break out.

Other than those: penicilin, codeine, and probably grass or pollen (more itchy eyes).

MikeH / May 30, 2006 10:51 AM

Mew -

I once dated a woman who was allergic to the sulfites (a common preservative) in wine. I think most wine labels will specifically mention whether it contains sulfites...

Your trial and error method does sound like more fun though...

Josh / May 30, 2006 11:12 AM

*I'm allergic to certain wines as well. My face breaks out instantly sometimes.

*I'm also allergic to skinny, blonde-haired women. The ones with narrow hips and pursed lips. If they touch me, I get the creepy-crawlies and go "ewwwww." It makes my appetite for busty brunettes even larger.

Carrie / May 30, 2006 11:14 AM

Like many others, I'm allergic to cats and also need to pop my Claritan-D with annoying regularity anytime between April and October.

Also, I adore beer, but every once in a while I have sneezing attacks after certain kinds of beer. Is this a sulfite thing like the wine, or is there some other wild card ingredient in some beers that can cause an allergic reaction?

ivy / May 30, 2006 11:24 AM

1) Ragweed. Sweet Jeezus, why does the world need so much ragweed?
2) Extreme weather shifts. Barometric pressure changes can give me my-head-feel-like-it's-a-gonna-busss-open migraines, especially during ragweed season (see #1) The headaches had me knocked out cold until I saw an allergist. Now I just get looped up on drugs in the late summer.
3) Nitrates & MSG. Both would make me nauseous and headachey as a kid. I really haven't tried MSG lately, so maybe I've grown out of it.

ella, resident at mac's retirement castle / May 30, 2006 11:27 AM

Well, my rhuematism has been acting up a bit lately, the cataracts are no fun, and I sure do wish I could get rid of these blasted corns. Other than that, and the touch of indegestion that happens everytime they serve peas, I'm healthy as a horse!

Tobermory / May 30, 2006 11:33 AM

Pretty much nothing - I'm not even sensitive to mosquito bites.

I used to be allergic to photo chemicals (I's get a creeping crud-like rash wherever it touched me), but digital photography seems to have cured that.

Hal / May 30, 2006 11:46 AM

Thank God I grew out of my hayfever. Just about killed me in my 20's. The others are non-issues.

I get a wierd cramping in my diaphragm from MSG. Since I figured it out, I haven't come across a Chinese restaurant yet that won't cut the MSG upon request, if they use it at all. Though I occasionally forget to check/ask.

Sometimes, Granny Smith apples and the fruit Newtons (made mostly from apples, regardless of the actual flavor) have a very mild version of the same MSG effect. But not often enough it's worth avoiding them.

An incident that appeared to be caused by erythromycin during college was scary enough that I list that as an allergy in all medical forms. No problems with any of the penicillins, so that's no big deal.

Some red wines would make my mom's tongue appear to split open (no blood or gore - just a noticable deep groove suddenly would appear). It apparently ached quite a bit for a few hours, but was so random, she couldn't identify a type of wine/grape and was infrequent enough, she just took the risk.

Emily / May 30, 2006 11:57 AM

Pollen. Those horrible cottonwood thingys in the air right now. A few pharmaceuticals. Bees. Bell peppers (but not hot peppers...it's something in the bells...weird).

For people allergic to cats: Siamese & pure white cats tend to be MUCH harder on allergies.

Carrie / May 30, 2006 12:21 PM

Amoxicillen makes me break out in awesome red itchiness.

And I'm super sensitive to acetomeniphen (sp?) The last 2 times I took medicine with that in it I passed out on the train. Passed out as in, got real hot, lost my vision and fell into someone's lap, not fell asleep passed out. And ok one time I was smart enough to smack some guy on the shoulder and tell him that I'd lost my vision and needed to sit. I must've looked like a wreck because as soon as he turned and saw me he flew out of his seat. Since I actually fell into someone's lap once I just refuse to take anything with that in it. It makes it a little harder to buy cold medicine, but I've finally found one that seems to work and doesn't cause me to fall into strangers laps.

carrie / May 30, 2006 12:26 PM

oh also, a recent discovery- band-aid adhesive. mmhmm, that's right. I end up with a red outline that's nice and dry of where the band-aid was. And it itches a lot and doesn't go away for a good week or so, depending on the size of the band-aid. Of all the stinkin' weird things to be allergic to.

Cinnamon / May 30, 2006 1:31 PM

In order of intensity:
Beestings: Haven't had one since I was 10. But I remember going "Uh oh. And then waking up in the back seat of the car and feeling like someone was sitting on my chest.

kiwi: My throat closes up, I get hives, my body empties itself of all contents. I found this out after a new roommate made a great fruit salad. It was tasty till I almost died.

Bananas, bell peppers, raw onions: Induce nastiness which makes me wish I had a padded toilet seat.

Soap made with pig fat: I get a huge rash that takes a week to go away.

Sizing on some fabrics: I wash everything before I wear it. But since I do a lot of sewing, occasionally my hands will get really red and itchy and I always freak out and think I've got a new odd allergy.

Emerson Dameron / May 30, 2006 2:09 PM

I don't know. From mid-November through late April, I usually have a bad cold that never quite goes away, but I just suck it up. Quitting smoking lightened the load a bit.

Roni / May 30, 2006 2:38 PM

Velo - Great idea!

I have evil hayfever. Never been tested but I assume I'm allergic to pollen, dust, grass, and other tiny things. I grew into a cat allergy that's fairly mind, but I have to keep my hands out of my eyes. I think my dust allergy is the big one thou since I feel MUCH better when I'm outside.

Stupid Topic / May 30, 2006 2:47 PM

I'm allergic to work.

Also blogs with stupid topics.

Vanessa / May 30, 2006 4:43 PM

Stupid people. And cats.

Vanessa / May 30, 2006 4:46 PM

Stupid people. And cats.

amy / May 30, 2006 4:48 PM

Not much but reading some of these made me remember. Slightly allergic to sulfur and one day when I was a kid I came out of a lake with welts all over me. Never got it again. Good to know about white cats causing a stronger reaction. My boyfriend and I got another cat that's all white and he's been all stuffy ever since. Hmmm

Michele / May 30, 2006 4:52 PM

Trees, grass, cats, dogs, mold. When I was little, I got five allergy shots a week. Five! No amount of lollipops makes up for that. Now I just get hit with allergies in the spring and the fall, no shots thank goodness.

Kevin / May 30, 2006 5:59 PM

I'm allergic to all kinds of crap, including cats. My dog is allergic to dogs.

But what I was really wondering: what is Blagg the Axman allergic to?

C-Note / May 30, 2006 7:55 PM

I'm only allergic to STUPIDITY. Also, I'm not allergic to any of that pollen/cats/amoxycillin y'all are allergic to, 'cause I'm highly evolved. Want proof? No wisdom teeth. I'm not even allergic to poison ivy. Also, I think most of those allergies are psychosomatic, but you just don't know it yet. Want proof? Get hypnotized and see if the allergies still bother you. If they don't, it's psychosomatic - problem solved. You're welcome.

Avril / May 30, 2006 8:06 PM

Michele - 5 shots a week!?! That doctor should've given you a pony! There aren't enough lolipops in the world to make up for that!

C-Note Is Stupid / May 30, 2006 8:43 PM

Must suck to be allergic to yourself.

C-Nit / May 30, 2006 9:22 PM

I love that Mensa Boy doesn't believe in allergies but does believe in hypnotherapy.

RedFaced / May 30, 2006 9:47 PM

CATS- After 30+ years, I developed an allergy to cats... to my cats. I pop pills every day and keep them out of the bedroom.

PEACHES - Full blown anaphylactic shock after one bite. Luckily, I never liked fruit cocktail.

BREAD - When I bite into bread my lips and the entire lower region of my face swell a bit and turn bright red.

Cassiel / May 30, 2006 10:08 PM

Josh from many posts above: I love you.
I am allergic to anything ending in -caine. Novocaine, cocaine. I did cocaine once, and I literally felt like I was sitting beside myself all night. No "just say no to drugs" campaign needed for me!

Sarah / May 31, 2006 6:39 AM

I also sneeze in the sun!

I am not technically allergic to anything (I got scratch-tested and injection-tested recently) but get a stuffy nose, itchy eyes and a headache when I'm around fragrances, smoke, or when there's a sudden change in temperature. I generally avoid any skin care products that have fragrances in them.

I randomly broke out in hives when wearing a necklace that my mom got me for Christmas (I think this was a reaction to dye on a leather strap), and when I put ornaments on my Christmas tree. Boo, I'm allergic to Christmas.

Ralphie / May 31, 2006 8:26 AM

Seriously. C-note is apparently not allergic to being the wet blanket on every topic. Perhaps C-note should get hypnotized to see if there's a repressed reason he always wants to be a poophead.

Wendy / May 31, 2006 9:12 AM

My boyfriend is allergic to potatoes. No shit, POTATOES. I find myself not eating them as much as I used to, and I think I subconsciously decided that if potatoes aren't nice to him then I'm not going to be as good friends with them anymore.

And now I judge a restaurant's french fries on how much I wish he could try them. So far, only Parky's measures up.

lt / May 31, 2006 9:28 AM

Fatally allergic to penicillin. Also, cats, springtime, and hard work.

Great, now you know how to kill me.

lt / May 31, 2006 9:32 AM

Oh yeah - I sneeze in the sun too (but I thought I was the only freak) AND when I take a bite of dark chocolate (also, freakish).

Dollar Bill / May 31, 2006 9:57 AM

C-note is one-hundred times the man that I am. i am quite sure that his superpowers will lead us out of this climate crisis, as he probably isn't even allergic to lack of Ozone or even Oxygen!

Oh, yes I almost forgot to say that I, too, am much allergic to sizing, only discovered last summer when a new shirt nearly wore through my neck. Never to wear a new shirt without washing again, I tell you.

veronica von fantastique / May 31, 2006 10:35 AM

this is a good one, as i'm currently suffering from extreme allergies to who knows what....

i havent been able to really breathe through my nose for about 6 months now and it bleeds like 5 times a day randomly and i get nostril and sinus pain nonstop particularly in the early mornings.

in the past month my hands and now apparently arms randomly explode in rashes pretty much nonstop.

i have made an appointment with an allergist yesterday not able to deal anymore...but of course they dont have any appointments for 3 weeks...so until then i will just keep on with the bloody kleenex's and incessant scratching

(whimper)

slb / May 31, 2006 11:36 AM

Sizing? Is that what it's called? Whenever I go to a clothing store and try stuff on or touch the clothes my hands swell up and get itchy. I never knew what I was reacting to... But I always have to wash clothes before I wear them. I guess this is pretty common...

scritch scratch / May 31, 2006 12:26 PM

you think you're awesome b/c you have no wisdom teeth? well guess what c-note, one of my wisdom teeth was a tooth and a half. mmhmm, that's right a tooth and a half. and sorry that we all seem to have the mental power to make our skin react to random stuff. I mean, who doesn't like walking around red and itchy?

fluffy / May 31, 2006 12:47 PM

i started sneezing, vomiting, oozing, and had a little diarreah accident when i read c-nut's post. hmmm....i think i'm allergic to sad, overcompensating weenies.

fluffy / May 31, 2006 12:54 PM

and by the way, I'm not allergic to anything either.

Congrats, c-nut- you're highly evolved within your own species. You're catching up! good boy!

sky / May 31, 2006 1:21 PM

I feel really lucky after reading all of these. The only thing I'm allergic to is certain red wines, which is sad because I l.o.v.e. red wine. If I have one glass I get a migraine from hell and spend the next day befriending the nearest toilet bowl.

mare / May 31, 2006 2:00 PM

eggs, dairy, wheat, pineapples and i'm not allowed to eat peanuts or anything with carrageenen. I'm fun!

Oketo / May 31, 2006 4:01 PM

Another sun sneezer here.

C-Note / May 31, 2006 4:27 PM

Nowadays I just post to wind Fluffy up - since English isn't her first language, it's hard for her to recognize humor if it isn't prefaced with a "Knock, knock." I also make sure to use the same name every time so she knows it's me (this is sarcasm). Evolution is some funny shit, if you look at it right. Anyway, a lot of the mundane stuff people are allergic to derives from a conditioned overreaction to more-or-less harmless stimuli. Most people don't have to stay allergic for life, and although the drugs help, they just mask the reaction. Bottom line is allergies can be overcome. Stupidity, unfortunately, Fluffy, is forever.

Mister C / May 31, 2006 4:30 PM

Veronica VF- Your problems might be caused by your laundry detergent (powerful surfactants, scents and/or dyes). Either the kind you use or that you're using too much, which is easy to do with all the superultraconcentrated brands nowadays. The Mrs has had this for years, so we use non-scented no-dye Cheer and then cut it with water (like it's china white or something).

I had a full scratch test when I was a kid and my forearms looked as if I'd stuck them in a mosquito enclosure like the dude in the old OFF commercials. I pretty much was allergic to organic matter back then (constant sneezing and runny nose), but a few years of shots combined with just growing out of it has reduced it to normal levels. Still quite allergic to dust and mold. Cats as well, but we still have two. It only bothers me when I let the hair start piling up in the apartment, or if I'm away for a week or two (which used to suck when I would be on the road a lot).

eiu girl / May 31, 2006 4:39 PM

I am deathly allergic to penecillin! I'll pass on that shit!

eiu girl / May 31, 2006 4:39 PM

I am deathly allergic to penecillin! I'll pass on that shit!
Dr.'s usually give me amoxicillin instead.

love is in the air / May 31, 2006 4:40 PM

I think C-Note and Fluffy should get married. Or a least translate some of that hater-tension into a good roll in the sack.

yer spook / May 31, 2006 7:43 PM

Good idea, then after marriage
fluffy could change her name to F-note. I'm not sexist or into traditional gender rolls, Iím just allergic to people who sound like they could be named "fluffy" actually being named "fluffy

JMD / June 5, 2006 8:29 PM

When I go to clothing stores, my hands swell up & get itchy. I dont know what type of clothing is the culprit. When I touch something in clothing stores I get this reaction. This ever since I was a kid. To this day I dont know what it is? Am I the only one? Is there anyone out there with the same problem? I never told anyone because it goes away with some cold water.

fluffy / June 7, 2006 6:00 PM

The dumb name i use is just that- a dumb name. it's goofy. If you want to make fun of it or judge me for it- go ahead.
I've been married already and never will again. And I don't need hater tension to have a good time in bed.
I'm just a goofball having fun on the internet.
C-Note, if I'm so beneath you, then pick on someone at your level and leave me alone. But hey, if it makes you feel like a big man to "wind up" complete strangers with goofy names on the internet, go ahead! Whatever makes you feel better....And if you didn't notice, others also responded to your post unfavorably. Finally, you don't wind me up - you just crack me up.

dave / August 27, 2006 3:48 AM

any kind of nut: peanuts, walnuts cashews almonds pecans, pistachios you name it

Martin / September 15, 2006 8:43 AM

I'm not allergic to anything as far as I know, but looking at the sun - or most very strong lights - makes me sneeze.

Runs in the family : grandfather, father, brother also do it.

A group of Europeans with the reflex have put together a site with information on photic sneezing

http://www.photic-sneezing.fr.st/

It's good to see it's shared on your side of the Atlantic!

Matt / March 20, 2007 3:35 AM

People with latex allergies also need to be VERY careful with handling WHOLE pineapple. The outer skin contains NATURAL LATEX and can be deadly. WBR LeoP

Kat / April 15, 2007 8:40 PM

Hey I have been taking claritin non stop for 12 years and I still am always congested and sneezing. I can't even sleep on my back or I choke on snot! eww huh? I've never had a test but am allergic to cats, dust, mold, pollen, oh god I hate ragweed!!!!!!! If i'm anywhere near these I sneeze like crazy. I sneeze so much I feel like I ran a mile and have to lie down. Also I ate fresh pineapple and got sick to my stomach and had a bad stomach ache for about 12 hours. P.S. if all the doc does is prick your skin and put stuff on it why can't you do it your self?

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