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THe NEWS as Phoenix Shows it

Woman Gets Allergic Shellfish Reaction from Kiss

http://reuters.com/newsArticle.jhtml?type=oddlyEnoughNews&storyID=2236157

Sun February 16, 2003 09:10 AM ET

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Here's a tale to dampen romantic passions: sometimes a kiss is not just a kiss, if you have food allergies.
A 20-year-old woman with shellfish allergies went into severe anaphylactic shock after kissing her boyfriend, who had just eaten a few shrimp, doctors reported on Friday.

"It is important to warn susceptible patients that food does not actually have to be eaten to trigger an allergic reaction," Dr. David Steensma of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, said in a statement.

"Touching the offending food and kissing or touching someone who has recently eaten the food can be enough to cause a major reaction."

Writing in the Mayo Clinic Proceedings, Steensma and colleagues reported that the woman had a sever reaction -- her throat swelled up and she had cramps and nausea. A quick trip to the emergency room saved her life.

Both the woman and her boyfriend worked at a seafood restaurant, and Steensma said the patient may have sensitized herself to the shellfish by repeatedly touching it.


Lesson: Guys and gals remember to brush your teeth.. Kiss of death isn't supposed to be like that!


Phoenix goes demoestic in affairs over in Little Elm. Shocking Details tell all

Monday Feb 18th 2003

So the weekend has been very nice, Helloo I should say it rocked with work work work. Hehe.

I helped kind of with Trot Fox and Redwing in thier home. Helped kinda of clean Goth boy's place. I need to do some more when I get off of work. I got my glasses and thier okay for the most part.
So other than that, I got to see my friend Miss Princcess and Miss GOth princess. Heheehe it was their birthday and stuff. And some fun @ Club DNA and what not.

Not much to really say other than, Damn it's busy today and I got 30 mins of OT! YAY ME! and cant wait to see that Fat Check :: smirks :: And I really hate the fact there is no Bank of America in Frisco area. BASTARDS!!

And I am still pissed off about He-man cartoon cause I still have not foudn where it's playing. WTF?! Can't a Cartton fend get her fixed? ::le sigh:: I say what ever...

Comments

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thebb73
Feb. 18th, 2003 10:21 am (UTC)
He Man
The Cartoon is showing on the Cartoon Network. I don't know times, but I've run across it once or twice on that channel.

_BB_
twilightfenix
Feb. 18th, 2003 11:27 am (UTC)
Re: He Man
Ohh I see so I cant see it cause I dont have cable or The Dish.. :: broods :: Okay I Really cant wait to move out so I can afford this..
kangitanka3
Feb. 19th, 2003 10:31 am (UTC)
Preach on, sista!
And I really hate the fact there is no Bank of America in Frisco area. BASTARDS!!

For that matter are there ANY banks in the Frisco area? The only ATM I've yet to find anywhere near my work is at a seedy gas station. Bastards! ;~D

Love,
~~Kt3 the Yearning For a Closeby WAMU~~
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