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my 16 year old son was diagnosed with a severe shellfish allergy and recently his allergy testing came back that shellfish was fine and that he has a sesame allergy. he has other enviromental allergies and controlled asthma. these were his only known

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Dr. Carla Enriquez
Pediatrics 50 years experience
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Dr. Brian Novick
Allergy and Immunology 43 years experience
Not sure of ? but->: It is possible to "outgrow " a food allergy. If the skin test is now negative ...Sometimes we will first verify with an immunocap blood test. .. And if also negative have the pt bring the food to the office to eat a little at a time over a couple of hours. Of course other food allergies can develop ... Though a sesame allergy is not related to the shellfish allergy.

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