Neg.caprast-then4+on skin test

Posted on: Fri, 01/28/2005 - 6:49am
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My 2 1/2 year old daughter had a negative caprast for peanut in December and then last week had a skin prick test that was a 4+ (out of 4). For the skin prick test to be so significantly positive (after a Case 1 caprast one year ago and then the negative caprast last month) was very surprising to us. Naturally we are very disappointed. I feel like we are handling this stage of life very well with strict avoidance but the thought of going to Kindergarten in a couple of years is overwhelming. I saw a previous post about acidopholus (sp?) and am wondering if there is something to that theory. Audrey usually eats a ton of yogurt (with acidopholus) but she had not had any for several weeks before her SPT because I took her off dairy since she had some upper respitory stuff going on. Assuming that there was no longer a build-up of acidopholus in her system and then she had a significantly positive reaction just makes me wonder... Incidentally, she also received the SPT for milk and was a 1+. This did not surprise me since she has always been fine with yogurt and cheese but if she drinks a cup of milk the sinus type stuff kicks in later that day. I guess as long as she has no symptoms with yogurt and cheese we will continue those. If anyone has another opinion please feel free to share. Thanks for letting me share our results. I am so thankful for the support on this site!!!

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