Anyone here outgrow their PA?

Posted on: Mon, 07/08/2002 - 11:03am
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pI'm fairly new here and I am digesting (no pun intended) everything.br /
Just bought The Peanut Allergy Book. Very good so far.br /
My question is, has anyone or anyone's kids outgrow this beast?br /
The stats in the book say the earlier the age of detection, the better the chances of outgrowing. The % is about 20% of outgrowing it. I'm keeping my fingers crossed!br /
Thanks!br /
Grace/p

Posted on: Tue, 07/09/2002 - 3:46pm
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Grace,
I've heard that it's unlikely that anyone will outgrow pa. I know I certainly won't and don't care to outgrow it, from what I've heard about peanuts! LOL! I just know that with each exposure, it gets worse and it has for me. (It went from mild stomach upsets/vomiting and some hives, to hives all over, vomiting, asthma symptoms, to flat out anaphylaxis when I was 21 (18 years after I was diagnosed). When I was younger I could tolerate people eating PB&J for lunch, PB candy and whatever around me, but now I can't at all tolerate any peanut butter near me. Peanuts in a large open space, like a ball game I can take to certain extent, but not in recycled air!

Posted on: Sat, 07/20/2002 - 1:44pm
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There is a thread about this very topic on the Reactions/Story board. Good Luck!

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