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Online my3guys

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Peanut challenge tomorrow!
« on: January 03, 2016, 06:57:48 PM »
Gulp. I'm scared. and hopeful. According to the peanut component blood testing, he shouldn't react to peanuts. We are going to Mt. Sinai. At least I'm comfortable doing challenges there.

Please keep your fingers crossed for us!

I hope he passes...I'm not sure how to handle exactly if he does, since older DS has a peanut allergy. But I will cross that bridge when I get there!

Offline momma2boys

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Re: Peanut challenge tomorrow!
« Reply #1 on: January 03, 2016, 07:16:40 PM »
Good luck!!!
peanut, treenut, sesame
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Offline GoingNuts

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Re: Peanut challenge tomorrow!
« Reply #2 on: January 03, 2016, 09:52:50 PM »
Ooooh, fingers crossed for you guys!!! :crossed: :crossed:
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Offline PurpleCat

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Re: Peanut challenge tomorrow!
« Reply #3 on: January 04, 2016, 08:24:00 AM »
 :happydance:  Lots of luck and hopefully not too much stress!

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Re: Peanut challenge tomorrow!
« Reply #4 on: January 04, 2016, 08:46:17 AM »
Thanks guys! Two doses in. So far so good. He hates the taste but mixing with chocolate syrup helped.

No symptoms at all so far. This is surreal.

Offline GingerPye

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Re: Peanut challenge tomorrow!
« Reply #5 on: January 04, 2016, 08:58:23 AM »
WOW!   :o  Good Luck!!!
DD, 21 - MA/EA/PA/env./eczema
DS, 18 - MA/EA/PA/env./asthma/passed baked milk challenge
DH - adult-onset asthma
me - env. allergies, exhaustion, & mental collapse ...

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Re: Peanut challenge tomorrow!
« Reply #6 on: January 04, 2016, 09:13:55 AM »
Fingers crossed for you!
DS (12 yrs) TN
DD (15 yrs) cat, wasps and yellow jackets

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Re: Peanut challenge tomorrow!
« Reply #7 on: January 04, 2016, 10:18:58 AM »
He finished all doses -- no symptoms!!

Now we wait 2 hours and then we leave. If he doesn't react he's supposed to eat them few times a week. Yikes. Not sure how we will do that. But this is good problem to have right?! We will figure it out. Already feel bad for older ds. Younger ds has now kicked all allergies he shared with older ds.

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Re: Peanut challenge tomorrow!
« Reply #8 on: January 04, 2016, 11:42:24 AM »
Congratulations!!  :happydance:

I'm sure some special outings with a parent to the park for a peanut butter treat (granola bar, candy, uncrustables) would be a safe way to do it, whilst the other child gets to do something else with the other parent?  I've heard of a few families doing that.  With many hand wipes and hand/face washing when everyone returns home. 

Not much advice for your other DS, however.  Only hugs and reassurance that it will be ok.
anaphylaxis to tree nuts, peanuts, and potatoes; severe dairy intolerance; vegan (preference)
family members allergic to dairy, egg, peanut, sesame, shellfish

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Re: Peanut challenge tomorrow!
« Reply #9 on: January 04, 2016, 07:07:06 PM »
That's awesome! Poor older ds!
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Re: Peanut challenge tomorrow!
« Reply #10 on: January 04, 2016, 08:09:22 PM »
Oh wow!  Just now seeing this. That's fantastic! 

Yes--nice problem to have, but I do hope you find a workable solution. Wow.
Me: Sesame, shellfish, chamomile, sage
DS: Peanuts

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Re: Peanut challenge tomorrow!
« Reply #11 on: January 05, 2016, 04:37:31 AM »
great news, best I have heard in a long time! so happy for you!
Its OK to have dreams:one day my kids will be legal adults & have the skills to pick up a bath towel.

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Re: Peanut challenge tomorrow!
« Reply #12 on: January 05, 2016, 05:49:49 AM »
Woo hoo!!!  :happydance:  I know you'll find a way to work it out with elder DS.  :grouphug:

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Offline MaryM

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Re: Peanut challenge tomorrow!
« Reply #13 on: January 05, 2016, 07:11:51 AM »
Wow!!!  Just seeing this.  What great news!  Congrats.

Offline PurpleCat

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Re: Peanut challenge tomorrow!
« Reply #14 on: January 05, 2016, 08:17:40 AM »
The best news!  Congratulations!