Subject: Can you be allergic to something without ever having been exposed to it?
Date: Tue Jan 9 20:33:05 2001
Posted by Mike
Grade level: nonaligned
School: No school entered.
City: Redmond State/Province: WA
Area of science: Immunology
I was told by someone that you're not allergic to something the first time
you're exposed to it. Such as if you were alergic to olives, the first
time you ate an olive you would not react. Is this because your
antibodies do not recognize olives as an enemy and attack it? Thanks!
Re: Can you be allergic to something without ever having been exposed to it?
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