Kiwi allergy is one of the more common fruit allergies. There are reports of allergy and cross-sensitization with kiwi and avocado, birch pollen, banana, chestnut, figs, flour, grasses, hazelnut, latex and latex-containing plants, melons, nuts, poppy or sesame seeds, and rye grain. Some sources report that people who are allergic to latex, papaya, or pineapple may also be allergic to kiwi. People who are allergic to green kiwi may be allergic to gold kiwi.
Avoid if allergic or sensitive to kiwi or any member of the kiwi family (Actinidiaceae) or related substances. There have been reports of allergic responses, such as worsened skin rashes, after exposure to kiwi. Allergy to kiwi following a kiss has been reported.
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