Need some help Please!!!!

Posted on: Sat, 10/13/2007 - 8:04am
AngelinasMommy's picture
Joined: 08/19/2007 - 09:00

Does anyone here know of anyone or perhaps your child has an allergy to Mustard. I am trying to find out more about this but am not sure where to begin . I have stumped the Doctors and they are not sure where to get me information. My DD is allergic to PN/TN as well so this site has helped me with that but I am reaching out to see if there is ANYONE and I mean ANYONE that can help me on this one:) it is a weird one so I will understand if know one knows...Thanks in Advance

Posted on: Sat, 10/13/2007 - 9:59am
23smiley's picture
Joined: 05/24/2007 - 09:00

I found this article when I googled "mustard allergy": [url=""][/url] have you seen it yet? Good luck!

Posted on: Sat, 10/13/2007 - 10:32am
lj's picture
Joined: 01/26/2006 - 09:00

This is weird...
Today we received a copy of the Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis Network's newsletter for kids and one of the girls featured (in a picture) has a PN, TN, mustard allergy. It's a long shot but maybe they would give your name to her family and they could contact you?
Mustard comes from a seed. Does your daughter have a seed allergy?

Posted on: Sat, 10/13/2007 - 10:35am
lj's picture
Joined: 01/26/2006 - 09:00

what struck me about that article is that the girl's dr recommended Benadryl for her peanut allergy?
What's up with that?

Posted on: Sun, 10/14/2007 - 9:33am
LDR's picture
Joined: 09/28/2001 - 09:00

My kids that are PA (diagnosed at 18 months)were advised to avoid all seeds until age 5. Mustard was included in the list of foods to avoid (because it contains mustard seeds). My oldest continually tested negative for most seeds, so when she reached age 5, we were told she no longer had to avoid seeds. If you're dealing with a mustard allergy, you might want to check for other seed allergies as well.

Posted on: Sun, 10/14/2007 - 11:09am
MFA Mom's picture
Joined: 08/31/2007 - 09:00

Two memebers here, Mcmom and 2kidsnj both have kids with mustard allergy. I have their emails and will see if they will respond!

Posted on: Sun, 10/14/2007 - 1:13pm
mcmom's picture
Joined: 06/15/2004 - 09:00

Originally Posted By: MFA MomTwo memebers here, Mcmom and 2kidsnj both have kids with mustard allergy. I have their emails and will see if they will respond!
Hi, MFA Mom! :) Yes, my son is allergic to mustard. He has actually never eaten it, it just showed up on his rast when we had him tested and we subsequently avoided, so I don't know what his reaction to it would be. We don't keep any in the house. He is also allergic to sesame, which is of course also a seed, so I figured they were the same family and wasn't surprised by it. His score for mustard was actually higher than for sesame. It's certainly the easiest of his allergens to avoid! The main thing I have to watch out for is barbeque sauce, they all seem to have mustard as an ingredient.

Posted on: Tue, 10/16/2007 - 1:23am
chuser's picture
Joined: 07/21/2003 - 09:00

Sorry to hear about your DD mustard allergy. My DD has it too, as well as a few other seed allergies. FYI, a friend of mine works in the food industry and mustard can be included under spices in the ingredients list. MY DD has no problem with canola oil, though. An agronomist told me that the canola plant and mustard are very similar (only 1-2 genes different).
take care,

Posted on: Tue, 10/16/2007 - 2:15am
niche's picture
Joined: 02/05/2007 - 09:00

You could try here [url=""][/url] Under support forums there is a support circle for Mustard allergy.
Good luck

Posted on: Tue, 10/16/2007 - 9:18am
GinaC's picture
Joined: 11/11/2006 - 09:00

We deal with a mustard allergy too. It's not that difficult but you do need to keep it in mind with any processed food that says "natural flavors" or "spices" since mustard is not one of the top allergens that has to be labeled.
Take care,

Posted on: Wed, 10/17/2007 - 9:39pm
AngelinasMommy's picture
Joined: 08/19/2007 - 09:00

Sorry My PC was down for a bit, but WOW I was never told a seed allergry. I have given her seasme seeded rolls before and she eats jewish pickles from the barrell at the deli and and she is ok but put mustard on her plate(DH did this) and she blows up her face takes on a new shape. I new about the BBQ sauce and the word spices. I am amazed to see that others here have children with both PN/TN and mustard that is strange to me I never thought to link the 2 together nor to have her tested for seeds. Does anyone of you live in the NJ area and can recommend a allergist. Right now I take her to Dupont Hospital in DE...Thanks again for the advise

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