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i tested positive for chicken and peanut allergy but i've been eating lots of chicken and peanut butter my whole life with no reactions. how so?

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
False positives: If you tolerate these, keep eating them. I think most competent allergists will tell you the same thing. The world's got too many people restricting their diets both from "pop" advice and from taking allergy test results too seriously -- this phenomenon is being written up because it's making people sick.

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