food challenge

Posted on: Tue, 04/25/2006 - 8:18pm
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My DS is allergic to peanuts, tree nuts, dairy and egg whites. His numbers decrease each year, he is 3.5 years old.
He goes for the RAST test every year. The milk number is almost 0, but his allergist wants to wait one more year to do the food challenge. (the food is milk) My friend's allergist food challenged her 3 year old with goldfish crackers and came to the conclusion that he could digest baked products since the milk proteins are denatured when heated.
I know my child has accidently had baked goods containing eggs and milk and had no reactions. My allergist does not agree with testing anything but milk as he says that is the clearest indication that your child has completely outgrown the allergy.
Thoughts?

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