Peanut allergy must be taken very seriously.Your paediatrician is correct that it is very serious if the RAST reult is high. Reactions could include swelling of the mouth and throat and difficulty with breathing. Avoid all peanuts and peanut products such as peanut butter.It is best to avoid having any of these products in your home. You need to have an antihistamine such as Zyrtec syrup with you at all times in case your daughter eats a peanut product by accident. Speak to your paediatrician about this. She only has a 20% chance of outgrowing peanut allergy.
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