Can people be allergic to musk fragrance?

My mom told me a story about a lady that smelled a candle scented with musk and it made her so ill that she had to go to the hospital. Can this really happen? I've never heard of people with such extreme musk allergies. It makes me think the lady was exaggerating her allergy. I'd appreciate any thoughts... show more My mom told me a story about a lady that smelled a candle scented with musk and it made her so ill that she had to go to the hospital. Can this really happen? I've never heard of people with such extreme musk allergies. It makes me think the lady was exaggerating her allergy. I'd appreciate any thoughts on the subject, thanks!
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