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Hi My daughter took her sons to a Rengade baseball game tonight and all of sudden they start throwing bags of peanuts into the stands. Now she has people all around her eating peanuts with two of her...
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My 5 year old son recently had an allergic reation, but to what we were not aware. He had eaten fish, shellfish and peanuts at lunch then went to visit a friend that had 4 cats. Shortly after...
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After a scary trip to the ER and awaitng the visit to the allergist, I feel like we're stuck in limbo. If I touch him with something on my hands that he's allergic to, he starts to scratch! I don't...
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Hi - last week we found out that our 16 month-old daughter is peanut allergic. She had an anaphylactic reaction after being fed approx 1 tsp of freshly ground dry-roasted peanut butter. Background:...
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I'm starting this thread becaue the other thread contained this, and I wanted to expand on it. Sometimes I think the soy allergy is worse than the peanut allergy. Limited things are made with nuts...
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My son is now 21 months old, we found out about his allergy to peanuts at 13 months after his first reaction with hives & swelling. After looking back at his test results last week, his level is...
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Both of my teenage daughters are allergic to peanuts, tree nuts, and legumes -- and have been since they were very young. Before we send my oldest daughter to college this Fall, I would like to get...
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Hi All, Has anyone ever used imitation almond extract without problems? I believe it is derived from the seed of the peach or apricot kernel. I'm just asking b/c of all the baking this time of year....
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My son (PA) had some of Mrs Butterworth's syrup last week. They were having a pancake treat at school. He threw it up a couple of minutes after he ate it. They checked him for signs of a reaction at...
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Hello, My name is Kerri Fox and I work for a non profit organization that places high school exchange students from around the world. I have a two German girls that are coming for the 2012-2013...
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my son is 12, he has, on his own, avoided peanuts all his life. always said 'he didn't like them'. we have absolutely zero food allergies in our family and so we didn't think much about this. at...
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My 5-year old PA daughter with asthma is in the middle of a cold with coughing and wheezing. My ped wants us to wake her in the middle of the night to administer Xopenex/Albuterol, but my allergist...
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Has anyone gone to this before? Were you able to take part in trick or treating? What type of candy do they give out generally? Does a lot of it contain nuts? Thank You
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Hello fellow food-allergy advocates- I am writing to you to ask if you would consider filling out a short survey related to food allergies. I became affected by food allergies while nursing my...
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My daughter is 14 months and had her first reaction to peanuts around 7 months. (Started crawling and got a hold of older daughters PB sandwich). She had hives all over but they went away with...
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When you first realized that your child was PA, what was the most difficult lifestyle change you had to make? The one that I found most challenging and still do is vacationing. Vacations are supposed...
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My son is was diagnosed (by skin test) at 10mo with a peanut allergy. He had moderate eczema which is why we had him tested for food allergies. He is now almost 5 and has never had anything with...
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I use Epi-pen trainers at home to teach my kids and babysitters, and I give one to the school nurse so she can teach the back-up people at school how to use the real thing. I called FAN today to...
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I've read a lot of posts on this board recently and it seems like there are vast differences in comfort levels with regard to risk and precautions taken. I'm trying to find some statistics or case...
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If a microwave is used to heat up peanut sauce or any other peanut products, how do you go about cleaning it? Is soap and water fine? I've heard of using lemons, but I don't fair so well with lemons...

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