Peanut allergy can be a very dangerous allergy in children. This allergy can lead to serious allergic reactions including difficulty in breathing and collapse if children with this allergy eat peanuts.The other problem with peanut allergy is that only 20% of children outgrow this allergy, so it can be a lifelong problem. You have to be 100% sure that your son is no longer allergic to peanuts before you can give him any peanut products. So he should have a special blood test done. This is called the RAST for Peanut IgE as well as the the new more sensitive RAST test for peanut allergy called the Peanut (rArah2)IgE.When you have these results please let me know what the levels are and I will advise you further.
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