Food allergist Chicago area?

Posted on: Mon, 04/02/2007 - 11:47pm
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I have had three reactions to peanuts, although RAST testing last summer showed no peanut allergy. What other tests are there, and does anyone know of a good allergist in the Chicago NW suburbs? Is the ImmunoCAP test good? The allergist I was put in touch with wants to do skin testing, which scares the heck out of me. Any suggestions?

Posted on: Tue, 04/03/2007 - 3:43am
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I love our allergist, she is in Winnekta.
Here is her name and contact info:
Dr. Kim Ricaurte
570 Lincoln Ave
Suite 4
Winnekta 60093
847-441-5700
She works out of her own office, and I beleive that she doesn't have office hours on Fridays.

Posted on: Tue, 04/03/2007 - 3:59am
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Corrine,
Thank you so much. I will call her. Winnetka is a bit of a drive for us, but I was driving to Skokie for a while for my son's Dr., so I will give your allergist a call. Thank you SO much. There are several allergists nearby here, but I am just not confident in using some of them for several reasons. Thanks again.

Posted on: Tue, 04/03/2007 - 5:15am
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If you haven't already done so, you could try contacting the Northwest MOCHA group (Mothers of Children Having Allergies). Here's the address of the president: [email]dana_trawczynski@yahoo.com[/email]
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Kim
DS - age 4 - allergic to peanuts and eggs
DS - age 2 - no known allergies

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