Another Survey

Posted on: Fri, 10/03/2003 - 6:25am
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Just wondering how many Mom's & Dad's of pa children had allergy shots when they were young?

I have always thought ea's and having a child with a food allergy was linked somehow so that's why I would be interested in knowing how many of us had allergy shots or take drugs to combat allergies.

TIA

Posted on: Fri, 10/03/2003 - 7:28am
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Joined: 09/21/2003 - 09:00

I didn't have allergy shots, but my husband did when he was a young adult. They were for the environmental allergies. And by the way, they made him feel worse, not better.

Posted on: Fri, 10/03/2003 - 7:59am
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Neither of us has any history of obvious or bothersome allergies of any sort and no shots. becca

Posted on: Fri, 10/03/2003 - 8:13am
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Joined: 11/20/2002 - 09:00

No allergy shots for either parent. I do have seasonal allergies and occasional asthma, and I found out when Kelsey was diagnosed that my father had food allergies as a child.

Posted on: Fri, 10/03/2003 - 8:25am
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Joined: 12/12/2002 - 09:00

I had allergy shots when I was a pre-teen for cats, my husband had none. My mother also was a test subject during the development of allergy shots.

Posted on: Fri, 10/03/2003 - 9:10am
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I received allergy shots from about age 15 - 21. They helped tremendously, by the way. My dh takes Claritin for seasonal allergies.
[img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img] Miriam

Posted on: Fri, 10/03/2003 - 9:32am
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Joined: 03/14/2003 - 09:00

Im not sure exactly how long, and exactly what ages but I had allergy shots from probably 7 to 17. I'll have to ask my mom if she remembers.
Dh only has hayfever.

Posted on: Fri, 10/03/2003 - 9:33am
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Joined: 04/08/2003 - 09:00

I had shots when I was a child (under 10). I think they were to housedust and mold but I can't be sure.

Posted on: Fri, 10/03/2003 - 11:05am
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Joined: 06/13/2003 - 09:00

Dh and I have never have had any allergies of any sort that we know of.
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Trevor 8/6/01
Harmony 1/22/03

Posted on: Fri, 10/03/2003 - 11:49am
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Joined: 10/04/2001 - 09:00

I had shots for a year when I was about 30 (before I found out I was pg with my elder, non-PA DS). I started them again after my PA son was born but had to stop when I kept anaphylaxing from them.
DH and I both have EA's. Personally I'm rooting for some good hard frosts because they're just about doing me in right now. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/rolleyes.gif[/img]
Amy

Posted on: Fri, 10/03/2003 - 11:52am
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No allergy shots for DH or myself and we are not allergic to anything--for the time being.

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