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My toddler has had an allergic reaction to strawberries. How do I confirm a true allergy?

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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Skin test

If the reaction was severe, your child should be skin tested to strawberries and then if negative or weakly positive, openly challenged in the allergist's office in a safe manner. It is ok to simply challenge your child again only if the reaction didn't require any medical attention or medication in order to resolve.

In brief: Skin test

If the reaction was severe, your child should be skin tested to strawberries and then if negative or weakly positive, openly challenged in the allergist's office in a safe manner. It is ok to simply challenge your child again only if the reaction didn't require any medical attention or medication in order to resolve.
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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In brief: See below

The easiest test would be to give your child strawberries again.
If the reaction recurs, then likely to be allergic.

In brief: See below

The easiest test would be to give your child strawberries again.
If the reaction recurs, then likely to be allergic.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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