They are present in a lot of flavored milks, yogurts, and fruit juices. It is also possible to have a cross-reaction to both. Bananas and pineapples have common allergenic structures with latex. If you are allergic or sensitive to latex, a cross-reaction with bananas is possible. You can absolutely react to bananas without ever having eaten one. The indoor plant Benjamin’s fig is another possible source for this allergen. If you are sensitive to the plant, you shouldn’t have it in your house. There may also be cross-reactions with avocados and melons.

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