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Posted by: | 30/01/2019

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Red skin rash

I have a red skin rash from all fruit, spices, preservatives, basically anything I eat. It does not itch, just red. please tell my why?

EXPERT’S REPLY

Posted 04/02/2019

A
Allergies usually cause itching and rashes, if the rash is predominantly non-itchy redness with flushing, it could be a response to histamine in the foods. Some foods contain a high level of histamine such as overripe bananas, tomatoes, berries, avocado and spices.
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