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I Have Oas, Oral Allergy Syndrome

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 20 People

    I Have Oas

    Growing up carrots and apples used to make my lips feel funny and my throat scratchy. Eventually I started getting fat lips whenever I ate those two foods, but it wasn't until I was about 15 before other fruits and veggies started giving me trouble. I'm 22 now and I can't most...
    Dancintoebee Dancintoebee
    22-25, F
    Mar 11, 2010


    Im not a crier. I dont cry. It just doesnt happen. But when i feel my lungs tightening and uncontrollable oral itching i cry. When my mom teases me with my favourite fruits i get so sad. I would die if i ate an apple. And people i barely know tease me too. Its really upsetting...
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    Aug 3, 2012

    Just Finding Out I Have Allergies At 43

    Just no fun, as here for 2 years after being outside from working a wedding, and golf tournament, I was just tired, and exhausted and came home and was beat. I work up the next day almost I guess like sick, congested and never spoke the same. My speech was always slurred. I went...
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    41-45, F
    Jul 26, 2012

    OAS Runs In My Family

    I am 44 year old mom of 3.  My sister and one brother have the same allergies that I do.  We are allergic to almost all trees, flowers, weeds and grasses. As a child it wasn't so bad I remember sitting in a cherry tree eating cherries and orange slices after soccer...
    katboo katboo
    Aug 12, 2009

    Oas To Birch Tree's---its Nutty

    A few years back when I was pregnate with my son, I would eat peanut butter and feel nauseau, and get an upset tummy and my tongue felt funny. I stayed away from peanut butter thinking it woud go away. Then after he was born I had post partum depression and was terrified to...
    itsjill itsjill
    36-40, F
    1 Response Apr 7, 2010


    I thought I was crazy I'd eat an apple and it felt like my throat was closing up!! Was pretty scary. My initial guess was that I am allergic to a pesticide being sprayed on the fruit. Never occured to me it was good ole Mother Natures pollen?!? Was a great day...
    oassux oassux
    36-40, M
    Nov 11, 2009
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