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Posted on: Mon, 08/21/2006 - 1:28am
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3 years. A little over 1 year really understanding it.

Posted on: Mon, 08/21/2006 - 2:18am
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Anns been PA all her life.
I've been with her for 10 yrs of marriage (and sometime before that...)
Caitlins 6. Sara's 8.
Jason
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Posted on: Mon, 08/21/2006 - 2:37am
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2 1/2 yrs.

Posted on: Mon, 08/21/2006 - 3:03am
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Almost 2 years....

Posted on: Mon, 08/21/2006 - 9:44am
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2 years in october
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Posted on: Mon, 08/21/2006 - 10:58am
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It hit us like a ton of bricks the week before Christmas 2 years ago

Posted on: Mon, 08/21/2006 - 4:22pm
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We have been dealing with PA since my son was 9 months old - so just over 3 years...
Andrea

Posted on: Mon, 08/21/2006 - 4:56pm
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Just over 6 years.

Posted on: Mon, 08/21/2006 - 11:06pm
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Almost 6 years.

Posted on: Mon, 08/21/2006 - 11:14pm
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8 years

Posted on: Tue, 08/22/2006 - 3:59am
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DS was just over 2 for first PA reaction - now he is 6 1/2 so just over 4 years now.

Posted on: Tue, 08/22/2006 - 4:05am
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PA and TNA----dd had her first obvious reaction at age 3 (over 2 years ago). We were told to just avoid nuts for a while. She wasn't diagnosed by an allergist until age 4. (It's been 1 year and 3 months since she was diagnosed)
So take your pick----one or two years depending on how you look at it!

Posted on: Tue, 08/22/2006 - 9:23am
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Mariah's first big (i.e. anaphylactic) reaction occured before her first birthday. . . she'll be 13 soon. So 12 years. (Feeling very old suddenly. . . )

Posted on: Tue, 08/29/2006 - 11:29pm
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8 years. DD had mild reaction at @18 mos and 1st anaphylactic reaction at 2.

Posted on: Wed, 08/30/2006 - 8:58am
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Shane diagnosed before 1st b'day. He his now 13. 12+ years....

Posted on: Thu, 08/31/2006 - 9:37am
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Diagnosis was just 1 year ago, but I've known for nearly 3 years when dd had a reaction, but didn't try to learn anything until diagnosis, just avoided blatant nuts.
Just found out dd#2 is pa 2 months ago.
DH's sister is pa so he's more used to this even though she was never very careful.
Patty

Posted on: Thu, 08/31/2006 - 10:23am
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DD was having symptoms while breastfeeding. Didn't know it was PA (and egg and milk and tree nut allergies) until she was 18 mos. She is now 7.
DS was diagnosed with egg and milk allergies at 6 mos. He is now 3 1/2.
DD outgrew egg and milk at age 3. DS outgrew milk at age 3.
Cathy

Posted on: Fri, 09/01/2006 - 1:04am
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15 years

Posted on: Fri, 09/01/2006 - 4:45am
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15 1/2 months

Posted on: Fri, 09/01/2006 - 5:19am
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14 months. DS was 10months dx and just had 2nd birthday last weekend!

Posted on: Sat, 09/02/2006 - 12:12pm
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diagnosis 5/05 - 1 year and 3 months

Posted on: Sat, 09/02/2006 - 1:13pm
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About 10 years. DD was almost 2 when she had her first severe reaction and she is now 11.5.

Posted on: Fri, 09/08/2006 - 2:18pm
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PA - 2 years (he is 5 now), but just had his first reaction so total avoidance - 1 week!
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Mom (asthma, allergic to cocoa beans, citrus, dairy)
5 year old peanut allergy/dairy allergy/asthma
8 year old dairy intollerant/asthma

Posted on: Fri, 09/08/2006 - 2:42pm
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Timmy- diagnosed at 11 months- will be 11 on 9/22- so almost 10 years.
Bethany- diagnosed at 8 years old- about 3 weeks ago.

Posted on: Sat, 09/09/2006 - 3:55am
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I am 15 and have been dealing with Ana TNA for 8 years.

Posted on: Sat, 09/09/2006 - 1:14pm
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PA 7 years this coming Halloween for DD.
She turns 9 tomorrow.

Posted on: Mon, 09/11/2006 - 7:03am
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On November 21st it'll be 15 years.

Posted on: Mon, 09/11/2006 - 10:37am
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About 36 years. I was about 2 when I had my first reaction.
Kyla

Posted on: Wed, 09/20/2006 - 6:34am
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I am 21 and was diagnosed when I was 16 months old.

Posted on: Fri, 09/22/2006 - 2:09pm
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I have been dealing with it since I was 2, which makes it 33 years. It's gotten worse over the years too!
Allergic to Peanuts, Bananas, Kiwi, avocados.

Posted on: Mon, 07/30/2007 - 10:20am
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I have been diagnosed PA since Nov 13,2006. I was able to eat peanuts/peanut butter from age 3 until August 21,2006 when my mouth started to burn after eating a fingertip of peanut butter. Now my husband has to be careful too.
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Melissa Warner

Posted on: Sat, 08/04/2007 - 11:10pm
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2 years. Seems like forever

Posted on: Sun, 08/05/2007 - 12:56am
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Quote:Originally posted by jeremyswife05:
[b]I have been diagnosed PA since Nov 13,2006. I was able to eat peanuts/peanut butter from age 3 until August 21,2006 when my mouth started to burn after eating a fingertip of peanut butter. Now my husband has to be careful too.
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Melissa why don't you go over to the introductions page and say hello. We have a couple of adult onset members you could share stories with. And maybe don't use your entire name in a post? Not a great idea internet wise....
Welcome
Peg

Posted on: Sun, 08/05/2007 - 3:06am
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I had just met my DH when I found out I was allergic. I was 26. It was hard for him to adjust to me eating anything then changing to being careful.

Posted on: Sun, 08/05/2007 - 1:38pm
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DS1 was diagnosed Feb. 27, 2005 breaking out in hives after eating a PB sandwich. He was 21m.
He had shared a PB cookie with DH Nov 2004 w/no reaction. I gave him a teaspoon Jan 2005 for him to taste and me to "test the waters" as you could say; no reaction. No one else in our family has a food allergy (including grandparents, Aunts, Uncles, and cousins).
As of Aug 2007, it's been 2yrs 6m and reaction free.
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Kimberly
Wife to Joel (since 1999)
SAHM to:
DS#1 (May 2003) PA since Feb 2004
DS#2 (Jan 2006) NKA

Posted on: Sun, 08/05/2007 - 1:39pm
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opps...
[This message has been edited by artlvr (edited August 05, 2007).]

Posted on: Mon, 08/06/2007 - 8:15pm
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nearly 9 years

Posted on: Tue, 12/04/2007 - 7:41am
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I've had allergies to peanuts, tree nuts, and basically any kind of nut product for 15 years (and counting). =]

Posted on: Mon, 01/21/2008 - 7:01am
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25 years, although I wasn't officially diagnosed until about six years ago. "Lucky" and "Stupid" don't even begin to cover the preceding nineteen...

Posted on: Tue, 03/04/2008 - 11:17am
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18 years, was born with it.

Posted on: Tue, 03/04/2008 - 11:58am
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I was officially diagnosed with PA and TNA almost a year ago (April 24). I found out after the diagnosis that I randomly refused to eat PB and any nuts for that matter when I was three. My parents never bothered to get me tested. I had to do it myself last year after I had a contact reaction while at a conference for school. Since then, I have had two trips to the hospital both accidental exposure.

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62 years
When I was very young, the pediatrican told my mom I was allergic to peanuts, but no tests were done.
My first trip to an allergy specialist will be coming up in the next two week.
Why? I am now having convulsions when I am exposed...not good......
I HATE PEANUTS!

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