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If someone with a food allergy has a bone marrow transplant, can it cure them of their allergy?

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Dr. Kelty Baker
Internal Medicine - Hematology

In brief: Allergy & transplant

When a patient receives an allogeneic (meaning from someone else) bone marrow or stem cell transplant, they not only get new blood counts they get a new immune system. They will lose old allergies (but may gain the allergic problems of the donor).

In brief: Allergy & transplant

When a patient receives an allogeneic (meaning from someone else) bone marrow or stem cell transplant, they not only get new blood counts they get a new immune system. They will lose old allergies (but may gain the allergic problems of the donor).
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