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Allergy to Tomatoes?

Hi,

For awhile I've been dealing with a weird "allergy". So from what I've noticed everytime I eat anything that has tomatoes, I get a sort of darker red ring around my lips; almost like lip liner.
And then recently, I've started having full blown hives on my lips, small bumps especially on the bottom lip to add with the weird lip liner looking reaction. Now, I have been drinking Dr. Pepper more often recently...so I'm questioning whether they correlate at all with having an allergic reaction. Maybe the acid in the soda is making the regular reactions I have get worse? Like increasing the production of histamines?

In 2015, I did go to the doctor. The regular general doctor had no idea what was going on, she said she's never seen a reaction like the one I'm having. I then visited a dermatologist, she said the only thing she could think of it being is hives (hence me referring as such), she had given me a sort of immune boosting shot... Since she couldn't figure out what I was allergic too. Which had helped until now, where every time I eat anything that may be considered "acidic" or has tomatoes in.

What do you think it could be?
Could be a sensitivity to acidic food or drinks?
Anyways to relieve the hives on my lips?
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