Everyday things you didn’t know you could be allergic to

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Pine trees - If you get an allergic reaction from pine trees, it could be from terpenes, the fragrant chemicals in tree sap. Hidden mold spores can also cause a reaction.

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Red meat - People who break out in hives or have itching, swelling, or trouble breathing after they’ve eaten red meat may have a condition known as alpha-gal allergy.

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Sunlight - Some people can get an allergic reaction to sunlight, with redness, swelling, itching, blisters, and hives appearing.

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Chlorine - Chlorinated bleach or pool water don't actually cause allergic reactions, but they can have a strong irritant effect on the airways, eyes, and skin.

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Wool - Wool is already itchy, but some people who are sensitized to lanolin, a natural wax-like substance produced by sheep, can react even more strongly to wool.

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Leather - Most people aren’t allergic to leather, but some do have reactions to the additives used to tan and treat the material.

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Tattoos - There have been reports of people suffering allergic reactions to tattoo ink. 

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Condoms - People who are allergic to latex can experience an irritating rash when exposed to products like condoms. 

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Acrylic nails - Products used in nail salons, such as nail glue, polish, and acrylic nails themselves, can cause a contact dermatitis rash after exposure.

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Hair dye - Allergies to hair dye aren't common, but when they do occur, it can be serious, causing swelling and rashes. 

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Marijuana - Some people have experienced allergy-like reactions, including nasal congestion, itchy eyes, wheezing, and coughing, from smoking marijuana. 

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Alcoholic drinks - A common allergen is sulfites, which are compounds present in wine and dark beer that can cause itchy eyes and a runny nose.

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Plants - Mold is a common household allergen that can appear on the leaves of your houseplants.

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