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Should we get a medic alert id bracelet for a child with a peanut allergy?

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Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarberaanswered
Pediatrics 28 years experience
Yes: The child should have a bracelet, and an epipen (epinephrine).
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
Allergy and Immunology 33 years experience
Definitely: There are many excellent places to obtain medical alert bracelets. Lauren's hope makes very good and sturdy products. Other than bracelets, there are necklaces, identifications that go on belts, etc. They are available for women, men, boys and girls. It is well worth it.

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