A woman allergic to money, rainfall and more

August 23rd, 2010 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS  

London, Aug 23 (IANS) A British woman is allergic to almost everything. She even gets a reaction from touching money and rainfall on her head.
Yvonne Simon suffers from allergy from almost every food and touching money make her glands swell and bring out a rash, The Sun reported Monday.

She is also allergic to minerals found in bottled sparkling spring water.

So, what does she eat? She survives on a diet of filtered water, lentils, brown rice, carrots and apples.

Simon always carries an umbrella in case it rains and she wears gloves when handling money or newspapers and books.

Doctors said that they have never seen such a wide range of allergies in a single person.

Yvonne started getting allergic reactions when she was eight.

“I hate being this way and would love to live a normal life. I wish there was an expert who could help me,” Yvonne, of Purfleet, Essex, was quoted as saying.

Her long list of allergies include perfume, fizzy drinks, chocolate, onions, car fumes, nuts, bleach, fish, tea and coffee.

There is more. She is also allergic to oranges, tomatoes, talc, newsprint dye, coins, banknotes, pasta, sunflower oil, dairy products, wheat, bread products, porridge, sweets, nickel, gold and silver.

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