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PostPosted: Fri Aug 29, 2014 12:04 am 
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I am 38 yo and had the skin test. Tested positive for all outdoor allergies in addition to nuts, soy, milk, corn, sesame, peas, and others. My allergist put me on an elimination diet for two weeks, then reintroduce a new allergy each week.

I'm extremely anxious about this. Afraid of having an anaphylactic reaction, especially to the milk, though I've never had one. I do suffer from migraines, sinus issues, fatigue, asthma, and congestion. I have ended my inhaler after drinking milk in the past, tho very minor, but have no problems with cheese, etc.

Any insight would be greatly appreciated.


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PostPosted: Tue Sep 02, 2014 8:52 pm 
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Hello there and welcome. I'm curious what the skin test came up with regarding the milk? Were the results inconclusive, which is why the allergist wants you to try the foods at home?

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 02, 2014 9:54 pm 
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Thank you for responding. According to the skin test, I am allergic to cows milk. I had a score of a 3 next to milk and 4+ for most others. Has me on an elimination diet to see how the allergies affect me as I have a lot of sinus issues.


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PostPosted: Wed Sep 03, 2014 2:02 am 
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Thanks - I was curious about why the allergist recommended the elimination diet. I hope you get some answers soon and figure out your sinus issues.

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DS 2006 Allergy to peanuts, tree nuts, milk, egg, kiwi fruit, eczema


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