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Allergy

Question
Posted by: Jacques | 2018/11/29

Q.

Possible peanut allergy

I am 65 yrs was never allergic to Peanuts most of my life! Now suddenly started itching after eating Peanuts! Why Now??Why now suddenly!? at age 65 I have seemingly become allergic to Peanuts!! Why now/? After all these Years!? Used to eat "tons" of Peanut butter on bread sandwiches and Peanuts & Raisins most of my Life! Why the sudden! Recent! Change?

Expert's Reply

A.

Allergy expert
- 2018/12/11

It is unlikely that you would develop a peanut allergy at age 65 years. May I suggest you have an allergy test to clarify this. There may be another cause for the itching such as dry skin and liver or kidney complaints.

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