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Do food allergies last a lifetime, or do they eventually go away?
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
4 doctors agree
In brief: Go away in kids
You are 37 years old.
Although I have seen fish allergy resolve after 20 years or so, for most adults food allergies do not go away. In children & infants most dairy, egg, wheat, soy & corn allergy resolves in a few years. For example, for dairy we see at least 80% resolution in 10-15 years. Even peanut & tree nut allergy resolves spontaneously in 20-25% of kids.

In brief: Go away in kids
You are 37 years old.
Although I have seen fish allergy resolve after 20 years or so, for most adults food allergies do not go away. In children & infants most dairy, egg, wheat, soy & corn allergy resolves in a few years. For example, for dairy we see at least 80% resolution in 10-15 years. Even peanut & tree nut allergy resolves spontaneously in 20-25% of kids.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
Dr. Steven Machtinger
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Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
The immune system builds more memory of prior exposure over time, so the likelihood of food allergies decreasing or resolving is very low.

In brief: No
The immune system builds more memory of prior exposure over time, so the likelihood of food allergies decreasing or resolving is very low.
Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
Dr. Malaika Witter Hewitt
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