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A 49-year-old member asked:

I have had to go to the hospital 6 times for, and a new peanut/egg allergy. my skins been super sensitive, is this why to?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
Mgt: Very often individuals with food allergies will have skin reactions such as hives. If the allergen comes in contact with the skin this may also cause a local reaction. I would advise allergy testing and FARE has important information. Watch for any cough, dyspnea or wheezing.
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Be careful: Going 6 times to the hospital for a reaction isn't something to be taken lightly, you need to keep an epinephrine injection or pen, and antihistaminic handy, if you aren't already, avoid triggers, peanuts are present in many sweets, unfortunately, please visit an allergist/immunologist, check aaaai.org or acaai.org fir an allergist in your area, good luck
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Last updated Oct 7, 2015

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