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Old 07-11-2008, 04:04 PM   #1
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Allergic to trees -- allergic to wood?

If you get a result that says you are allergic to "oak" I assume that is pollen but are you also allergic to the wood? And further, would it only be when it was burning or would just having oak logs in a log bin next to a fireplace cause an allergic reaction to someone allergic to "oak?"

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Old 07-11-2008, 07:20 PM   #2
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Re: Allergic to trees -- allergic to wood?

It would just be the pollen - the wood itself shouldn't be an issue (in any form).

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