Searching for an answer to my mysterious allergy

Posted on: Sat, 11/13/1999 - 1:27pm
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Hi -Please help me!Two years ago I began suffering from a mysterious allergy.What happens is my whole lip or sides of my mouth will swell up and itch.I have no idea what it could be from.The only thing I have been able to link to this allergy is peanuts.Is this a common reaction to peanuts?I am allergic to other nuts but never had a problem (I thought)with peanuts.Other nuts make my mouth (insides) and throat itch and give me an asthma attack.Any insight that anybody would be able to provide me with would be great.This has been an embarrasing problem for a couple of years. Thank you! Tania

Posted on: Sun, 11/14/1999 - 8:12am
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Why not go and get allergy tests done? Current ones could show new allergies have developed. Good luck.

Posted on: Sun, 11/14/1999 - 11:19am
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Definately go and get a blood test. It is the best way to be sure and SAFE!
Don't wait!!!! Good luck,
Lois

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