Adverse reactions to wine: think outside the bottle

  title={Adverse reactions to wine: think outside the bottle},
  author={Alicia Armentia},
  journal={Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  • A. Armentia
  • Published 1 June 2008
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Purpose of reviewWine contains chemical and biological contaminants. Symptoms such as facial flushing, asthma and oral allergic swelling and burning (oral syndrome) have been attributed to these contaminants and food additives. Their clinical implications should be known. Recent findingsRecent studies have reported a high prevalence of hypersensitivity symptoms after intake of alcoholic drinks in the general population. Red wine was the most common beverage implicated. Wine contains many… 
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