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Posted on: Fri, 07/09/1999 - 12:52pm
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My son,almost 15 months has many allergies. Last month, I took him to an allergist for a shot (they were afraid he might have a reaction because of his obvious allergy to milk.) While there, he was tested for some allergies and on a scale of 0 to 4, he got a "4" for peanuts, milk, and eggs, he also got a "2" for wheat, pork, and corn. I have been still giving him the wheat and corn (he doesn't like pork) until yesterday. I got a call from a dietition, who we are going to see in a week. She wants us to keep him off of all 3 of those for 2 weeks and introduce only 1 a week to see if he can outgrow them. (We are still not to give him peanuts, milk, or eggs.) Has anyone heard of a child outgrowing an allergy in 2 weeks?! We carry an epi-pen wherever we go (along with a prescription anti-hystamine for the hives). Today, even though he had none of the 6 things I listed, he STILL got some hives and I don't know why! How do you all cope?
Thanks for letting me vent!
Markus' mom... Colleen

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