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What are the chances of out-growing a food allergy if you started getting your allergies when you were a child?

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Dr. Andrew Murphy
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Depends

The most common food allergies are egg, milk, wheat, soy, peanut, tree nuts and fish/shell fish.
Most will outgrow egg, milk, wheat and soy. Some will outgrow peanut and tree nut. Shellfish not too many outgrow.

In brief: Depends

The most common food allergies are egg, milk, wheat, soy, peanut, tree nuts and fish/shell fish.
Most will outgrow egg, milk, wheat and soy. Some will outgrow peanut and tree nut. Shellfish not too many outgrow.
Dr. Andrew Murphy
Dr. Andrew Murphy
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In brief: Possible

Many children who had food allergies outgrow them with time.
But it varies with the type of food. Kids that are allergic to soy, eggs and cow´s milk mostly outgrow the problem by their teen years. The story is different for tree nuts and peanuts, these usually persist.

In brief: Possible

Many children who had food allergies outgrow them with time.
But it varies with the type of food. Kids that are allergic to soy, eggs and cow´s milk mostly outgrow the problem by their teen years. The story is different for tree nuts and peanuts, these usually persist.
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