I'm new here. My 15 month old son was just diagnosed with a peanut allergy yesterday. I think I'm just overwhelmed right now. Since yesterday, I've gone through the pantry and labelled and set aside everything with possible nuts. My husband and I haven't decided if we want to go entirely peanut free in the house yet, so we've just isolated everything for now. We're going to order a bracelet for him today. My son has broken out in a rash the last several times he had peanut butter, which is what triggered the trip to the allergist. I guess this whole thing is just kind of surreal and I'm looking for any advice you have, especially for those of you with kids who were diagnosed young or have other kids without allergies. So far my older son (4) has been very supportive. He's been eating jelly sandwiches since my little guy's diagnosis. I'd appreciate any support or guidance you guys could provide.
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