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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: Vivian | 2004/11/04

Q.

Pollen Allergy

If my child is allergic to air-borne pollen will eating honey or medicines containing bee pollen have any affect on her ?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

No

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Posted by: dr anonymous | 2004/11/06

No, honey should be quite safe. Take caution less than 1yr as Joanne mentioned above, as ,VERY rarely, can honey contain toxins.

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Posted by: Joanne E. | 2004/11/04

How old is she - forget pollen allergy but if she is too little honey can cause botulism

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