Test Results

Posted on: Fri, 04/09/2004 - 5:20am
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Hi everyone! I have only posted here a couple of times.

My son, who just turned 5, is peanut allergic. He had a reaction to peanut butter several months ago .. it was a rash/hive reaction. It was the first time he tried any because he wasn't willing to try it until he went to preschool (positive peer pressure). We had him tested with a blood serum test and he came back positive to dogs and peanuts (what a combo).

We have since become super paranoid label checkers and disappointed him countless times because he could not have a particular treat. We have two epi-pens and are trained in their use.

His result was only .44 (or 123% ... percent of what I do not know) which I understand to be a Class 1. Our hyper-vigilance on the products which "may contain" or "processed in the same facility as" peanuts is justified still?

Thanks in advance,
Monica

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[This message has been edited by signingbaby (edited April 09, 2004).]

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