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I am curious if I should have my son tested for more than what our allergist tested him for? He tested Christopher for peanuts, cashews, walnuts, filberts, and coconut. He was very positive for PN,...
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My son had first appt with new pedia today. He was very nice, very understanding, gave me meds I needed without hassle. Only prob is that when I got home and reviewed the paperwork he filled out for...
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test new post (just changed the name of the forum and am testing to be sure forum is working correctly) test okay ------------------ Stay Safe, [email]"Chris@PeanutAllergy.Com"[/email]
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My 20 mo. old had her first skin test two days ago. Peanut was a 4+, egg 3+, milk 3+ and soy 1+. She has very sensitive skin (only mild eczema now) and we already knew she was allergic to milk and...
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Just wanted to relate an incident that happened to us last night. We wound up in the ER with our son who had asthmatic symptoms. I mentioned to the ER doctor that Matt had an anaphylactic allergy...
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Is anyone else as concerned as I am about the closings of so many hospitals? At least here in Massachusetts, they seem to be closing left, right and center. I just read an article in the Boston...
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Coming back home and passing the Medical Centre, I realized that it was the last night for the free flu shot clinic here. So, I decided we should stop in. Now, there was some concern re Jesse...
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In the August edition of the journal Pediatrics, the American Academy of Pediatrics made the strongest statement I've ever seen them make about maternal avoidance diet for infants at high risk of...
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Hi. I`m totally new here and I am not the one who has allergy but my friend in Japan has serious peanut allergy and he is really looking for a good physician in USA. It does not matter where in US....
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I took my son to the pediatrician for his 5 year checkup. I brought with me a copy of the UK dept of health report on peanut allergy. It is posted on the research board. I told him there were...
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I have been reading some boards about pa and tree nuts. Does the RAST test show for tree nuts too? Or, is that a seperate test? What are the tree nuts? Thanks for your help!
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I'm so confused. My son was tested at 9 months old. He is very allergic to almost everything. My son is now eight years old and his allergist wants us to let him eat a peanut butter candy to...
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I saw the ped. allergist last Monday. I waited for a very long time for this appointment, it took me an hour to get there, I had to pay to park in the garage - why is it then that when the doctor...
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We had an appointment today as a follow-up from our Sunday night ER visit. This particular visit was not from a peanut allergy reaction, but from something still 'unknown' at this time. Regardless...
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I have a friend who is in his 3rd year of medical school at RUSH....his girlfriend, who is allergic to corn, corn starch, oil, flour and all relations, shellfish, peanuts, tree nuts, and several...
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Do any of you know of a good allergist in Northern New Jersey? I am a 25 year old PA female, but I have never been tested (I found out the hard way!). I don't eat any nuts and neither does my...
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Let's pretend - You are able to build the perfect allergist. What is he/she like. What does he do that makes him such a great doc? What does he never do?
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I guess my thought is that we need to provide them with education. Now that we have this information, we have a responsibility. How many more PA kids are in my son's PED care? I'm going to have a...
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I don't feel our ped allergist is very good, has given us VERY bad advice in the past. I've also come to find out another fellow poster on here uses the same allergist and isn't happy. I live in a...
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I just had my post-partum check-up last week (my daughter is 7 weeks old). The doctor knew that I was nursing and that my older child had food allergies, and that the pediatrician and allergist were...

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