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My son can eat peanut butter sandwiches, but the second he eats nuts , he has itchy ears and itchy throat. Does this count as an allergy?

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Dr. Thomas Johnson
Pediatrics - Allergy & Asthma
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In brief: Different allergens

Peanut and tree nut allergens are different.
I would recommend your son be evaluated with specific allergy testing.

In brief: Different allergens

Peanut and tree nut allergens are different.
I would recommend your son be evaluated with specific allergy testing.
Dr. Thomas Johnson
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