Corn and soybean too? I need help!!

Posted on: Wed, 08/10/2005 - 6:03am
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To make a very long story as short as I can, we had Drew (7 yrs.) allergy tested for the first time last week. After we were unable to find an allergist within 6 hours to do the ImmunoCap before November, we ordered the test ourselves, and just got the results today.

His peanut was >100, walnut was 63.84 - those were no surprise. HOWEVER, corn came back 5.64 (Class 3, I believe) and soybean was 12.50 (also Class 3).

Needless to say, we are now trying to get in with a local allergist just to help us with these results. We didn't expect him to be positive to corn or soy - never any hives....maybe a trigger for his asthma or eczema. Obviously, not life-threatening for him since he ingests them regularly. However, if it will increase his chances of outgrowing them or helping with other medical problems, we will avoid them.

What do people with corn and soy allergies eat? I'm going to start looking in the recipe section because I can see already (from the labels in my pantry) there's going to be a lot of home-cooking done around here.

On a good note.....no more egg allergy!!! [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img]

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