A new medication that contains controlled, increasing amounts of peanut protein could increase a child’s tolerance for peanuts and reduce the severity of reactions.
If a child develops a sore or itchy throat, vomiting, diarrhea, hives or trouble breathing within 30 to 60 minutes of eating, it could be a food allergy. Learn the top allergens and what to do next from a pediatric allergist/immunologist.
Chances are your child’s peanut allergy won’t go away, according to this pediatric allergist. But it’s critical to make sure they really are allergic in the first place.