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10 extremely unusual allergies

By: WomansDay .com on Feb. 21, 2011, 4:47 p.m.
A woman wears a white breather mask, looking sad, while sitting at a table with milk, chocolate, nuts, oranges, apples, eggs, and tomatoes.

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Itchy and scratchy

Peanuts, wheat, mold — these days, it seems like everyone is allergic to something. But while the aforementioned offenders are fairly run-of-the-mill, some people have truly atypical allergies. Everything from water to exercise can trigger severe physical reactions. Read on to learn about 10 of the most unusual.

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