Any moms on kids w/food allergies on? I have a question....
12mo was dx'd with dairy/egg/peanut/tree nut allergies at 5mo, all of which were confirmed again at his 12mo allergist appt. No new allergies emerged. But ever since he moved 100% to table food (last 2-3 wks), his eczema has flared a lot, and he's had a lot of stomach issues. He gets a lot of soy (drinks soy milk and eats soynut butter), which could be it -- but he has tested negative to soy allergies 3x, including this last appt. Any thoughts about how to move forward?
it could be the soy -- could be an intolerance of soy vs a "true" allergy. also when a db gets a lot of a sub like soy, they can develop an intolerance to it. but i would look for...(more)9-5-2009 1:04pm
possible cross contamination issues as well. even though you avoid his allergens, his food could be in contact with some of them just in food prep, which can cause a reaction in a sensitive db
he already eats v. plain food (he's a v. picky eater), but I could dial it back. he did test positive to cats/trees/ragweed, but I don't think any of those are causing his allergies at...(more)9-5-2009 1:10pm