Can Early Exposure Fix Food Allergies?

By Lauren Paige Kennedy

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For many years, allergists and pediatricians thought two matters about peanut allergy. To start with: New moms and dads should wait to introduce peanuts to small children until eventually they were previous infancy to reduced the possibility of a damaging reaction. Next: If a reaction did materialize, and an allergy was confirmed through tests, the only risk-free measure for the 80% of young children who hardly ever outgrow this foodstuff aversion was rigorous avoidance of peanuts — for everyday living.

Although everyone agrees that a peanut allergy can result in anaphylaxis —

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