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How far away can you smell a banana

My friend says she is allergic to banana's were she can't even smell them. Is that possible?

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I'm not allergic to bananas, but the smell makes me gag, so I understand the "I can't be anywhere near them" sentiment.

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A mile away

i guess hahaha

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I didn't know bananas had a smell

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yes i think its possible and a foot away i guess...?

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Well not technically because everyone has different ranges that they can smell. Meaning that it could not set off a reaction unless you can smell them so i do not believe that is true. Although my friend is like deathly allergic to peanuts and if she is sitting by someone with a PB&J she like get light headed and almost faints so it is possible that being around them could affect her much not mearly the since of smell could trigger it.

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Yes it is possible. It's the same idea as second hand cigarette smoke being harmful to a non smoker.

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No because a cigarette has a way powerful scent than banana. And besides I'm talking about a banana in the peal.
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It's still the same idea. Especially to someone who is seriously allergic. It doesn't matter how powerful the aroma is.
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Whatever.
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If you are going to take that attitude why did you ask the question? The info I gave was taken from a 1987 study regarding allergic affects of fruits. Why would you ask if you are going to argue the answer? Like you said little girl, "Whatever"!
Show's real maturity.
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OMG whats your problem? no one can get sick from smelling a banana a few feet away?
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Omg Yes!! Exactly!!!
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Believe what you want. Studies show different. And I HAD no problem until I was given an attitude for trying to be helpful!!
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They can get sick when eating it but it has a peal. YES?
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Case studies have shown that a person severely allergic can become sick from even touching the peal. Look, I'm not here to make enemies. I was just stating simple facts taken from studies. I don't want to argue.
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ok
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Let me guess dude, your a smoker?
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Nope
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Wait, Verne50.
She has never had a problem with Banana's before. My friends has bought them ever since but just recently she starts freaking out?
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Ok. That sounds like a psychological problem. Although it is not uncommon to develop a fear of something if you've had a bad experience. Might want to seek a doctor's advise.
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of banannas? hahahha
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Lol, omg Alyssa!
Also their are banana's in her fridge when I hung out with her once at her house
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No not of bananas but of the recurrence of the experience by coming into close contact.
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It depends on how sensitive a person's nose is. I tend to smell things before others do. If the banana has been peeled I can smell it from I'd say 8-10 feet minimum. As for smelling it setting off her allergies that is quite possible. It happens with people an peanut allergies.

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Well this girl always yells at my friend because she always buys a banana even when it hasn't been pealed she still freaks out at screams and all that jazz.
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Do you have any allergies? I can't be around smokers without taking my medicne BEFORE I am near them.

Now the person with the allergy needs to learn better manners on how to deal with it. If she see someone with a banana she needs to excuse herself and walk away. Even tho the banana may make her sick she should not be infringing on someone else's right to eat one.

Now the person eating the banana must know by now about the allegry and should warn the girl that is allergic that she is going to be eating it and that she may want to step away. The two of them need to work together.
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The girl who is allergic doesn't even leave the table she just moves to a seat right next to the one she was sitting before.
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They still need to work together and be civil. There is no need for screaming and yelling.
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Yea, The girl who buys it says sorry and everything and is about to get up and throw it away but the girl who is allergic says no and moves to seat right next to where she was sitting before
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That girl sounds like a bitch...
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She is the recent question on my page about a girl changing herself to much is this exact girl...Were all pissed.
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The teacher who watches the lunch said we cant move tables and she cant..
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It sounds like something is going on in her life and she may be lashing out. When you have sometime where it si just the two fo you ask her if everything is alright.
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*it is just the two of you.
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We ask her all the time. She just says.. Im not popular and im not a cheerleader anymore.
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I would wish she would disappear after break lol.
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YES! She is also sucha bragger. She brags about her singing voice (She sounds ratchet as hell, Sounds like an animal is dying) She brags about how this guys likes her when obvi he is cheating on her. And she also hangs out with drugies and pot heads.
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I deal with them ALL the time touching me and falling over but my locker! The girls lockers by mine and all her bf and her do is makeout
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by sorry! haha
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You sound like my friend Alyssa...?
Alyssa?
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hahahahhahah yah its me Megan! I wondered how long it was gonna take you!
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I noticed a while ago because you of all people would have a name like that. I just didnt want to say anything and turns out its not you and look like an idiot.
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haha!
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Why is your name for ask Meagan loves Niall he is cute but louis is soo Hot

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Ahhh! Directioner!! <3
Idk I just has more feelings for Niall Than Louis!
I think they are all freaking hot!
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gag
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Efff you Alyssa!
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Ok just wanted to know sorry didnt mean to sound pushy in any way. Sorry but it's anyone's opinion
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I was joking bitches!
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oh no Allison...your not!!:)
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Maybe she means she's allergic to EATING a banana, you know, like a food allergy.

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I'm not sure of an allergy just from smell, but I believe anything is possible. My boss absolutely forbids bananas anywhere in sight, so maybe their are underlying issues that I or others are not aware of.

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