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Allergic to ragweed? You should watch out for bananas, too.

Allergic to ragweed? You should watch out for bananas, too.

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Correct! If you're allergic to ragweed, eating certain foods -- like bananas, melon, and cucumber -- can trigger symptoms. You might get a rash or an itchy mouth. Why? The body overreacts to proteins in these foods that are similar to proteins in ragweed.

Nice try! But if you're allergic to ragweed, eating certain foods -- like bananas, melon, and cucumber -- can trigger symptoms. You might get a rash or an itchy mouth. Why? The body overreacts to proteins in these foods that are similar to proteins in ragweed.

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