Are there allergies to kiwis?
Yes, a small number of people are allergic to Green Kiwifruit. The reactions vary from mild to severe. In a very few severe cases, treatment by a doctor or a hospital may be necessary, particularly in young children. Other symptoms include marked swelling and itching of lips and tongue within a few minutes of eating kiwifruit. Itchy nose and eyes may also be experienced. The symptoms usually disappear within 30 minutes. Consult your doctor for more information.