Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Sheila Matemotsa | 2009-06-25



Good Day,

i have a 1yr 9month son, he is allergic to a lot of things(peanuts,weed,grass,pets,pine fruits etc) the list is endless.... my Dr said we need to take him the a dietician, we haven' t yet. Most of the things he' s allergic to we don' t buy or even give him, i just need to know two this: Do we need to take him to the dietician?
Is there an allergy braclet that i can buy for him (for emergency he need to go to cheche next year an i am scared something might happen to him)?

Please i need your help.

Kind Regards
Sheila Matemotsa

Expert's Reply



I am not sure that these allergy tests are accurate as it is very unusual for a child of your son's age to be allergic to so many foods and pollens etc. Ask your doctor whether the tests were RAST tests. If the tests are not RASTs then they are not accurate.You do not need to see a dietician especially as you say he does not eat these foods anyway. He does not need a bracelet either as he is too young to wear one of the special bracelets now. Please let me know how the tests were done and if they are RAST tets or not and I will advise you further.

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Posted by: Dinny | 2009-06-26

Heeeeeh Sheila,

u forgot to mention eggs

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