Mystery hives. Repeat Rast Testing.

Posted on: Thu, 06/09/2005 - 8:30am
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Youngest (low positive rast for peanuts and oat, barley, rye, wheat--Incomplete diagnosis for Food Allergies, no strong history of reactions. Yet. / Environmental allergies, dust mites, mold, some grasses, trees, etc.....) awoke with hives to the anterior and lateral chest, back of upper thighs, armpits, and elbows. Face a picture of *perfection*. [img]http://uumor.pair.com/nutalle2/peanutallergy/smile.gif[/img] Nothing to back, outer arms or anterior legs.

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Yesterday? slathered in Water Babies sunscreen from head to toe. (been using it three years) most recent meal prior to hives? HomeRun Pizza after pool. (eaten multiple numerous times) (this year only our family has been in it, recently opened with same chemicals, running to a "t".) Breyer's chocolate chip cookie dough ice cream. before bed. (never had that flavor before, but [i]hubby did the shopping[/i])

Oldest did not have any hives today. He has a highly positive rast for peanuts, many treenuts, lentils. Diagnosis of peanut, treenut, lentil allergy. Multiple strong history of reactions. Even to trace amounts/contact. Multiple Environmental allergies including mold, trees, grasses, dust mites, etc....

*He* used the same sunscreen, swam in the same pool, ate the same pizza. No ice cream.

wonder wonder wonder.

Saw the pediatrician today and additional bloodwork is being performed.

General Disclaimer: I am not offering advice in any manner or form. [i]Absolutely not.[/i] Just describing my own personal, highly individual, and unique situation. Individual Mileage May Vary.

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