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Posted on: Tue, 11/14/2006 - 6:26am
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Hello everyone. I am a new member. My DS has a PA and EA. He was diagnosed with PA when he was 3 mths old...after having a reaction because I ate peanut butter Girl Scout cookies before I nursed him....(who would have thought?) He is now almost 3 years old and developed his EA last year. We have a peanut free house and limit our egg products. I was told by the allergist that my son will out grow his EA some time in his childhood (fingers are crossed) and that he has a 25% chance to out grow his PA by the time he turns 3...after that, the chances will become more slim the older he gets...well his "3 year test" will be in a few months and I am afraid he is still allergic...so here I am...finally admitting, although always prepared, that this is more than likely going to be a life long situation that my son will have to contend with...and it scares me to death. Although my friends and family know about my DS PA, they do not fully understand what it means...one of my closest friends actually sent her child to my house with a pb & j sandwich!!!
Therefore,I want to thank everyone on this site for providing not only understanding but also very useful information. It is not easy to come to terms with something that can potentially be fatal to my DS. KWIM.
Thanks for listening.

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P/A Mom

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