Spinach allergy

Posted on: Sat, 08/14/2004 - 12:23am
Faithfullyhis7's picture
Joined: 07/25/2004 - 09:00

Has anyone ever heard of a spinach allergy? I have peanut allergy. Yesterday, I fed my 15-mth old spinach for the 1st or second time from a can Del Monte was the brand and less than two minutes he was rubbing his eyes and itching his arm, and broke out in a red rash all over his face, not hives. By the time I called his ped..office for the benadryl dose it was gone. Is anyone in the group familiar with this?

Posted on: Sat, 08/14/2004 - 12:44am
margaret's picture
Joined: 11/01/2000 - 09:00

Was the spinach in a salty water in the can? Perhaps little one played with it more than ate it and got irritated by the saline on his skin?

Posted on: Sat, 08/14/2004 - 2:47am
Faithfullyhis7's picture
Joined: 07/25/2004 - 09:00

Yep! the ingred are spinach, water, and salt for flavoring.........I fed it to him, he ate about 14 lil bites.

Posted on: Sat, 08/14/2004 - 6:35am
darthcleo's picture
Joined: 11/08/2000 - 09:00

Never heard of it, but you can get allergies to everything...

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