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Valentine’s Day Pop Quiz

When the marketers and distributors of the EpiPen auto-injector did some research on the trends for Valentine’s Day, they found some statistics that might surprise you. Pop Quiz! See if you can guess whether the following statements are myth or fact.   Click here to download a copy of this poster. For  more information about severe allergies and […]

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Do Reactions Worsen With Each Exposure?

Q: Is it true that food allergies to shrimp or peanuts will get worse with every accidental exposure? I had my first (quite bad) reaction to shrimp at 25 years of age, and this worries me. Dr. Sicherer: No, it is not true. It is a common myth that allergic reactions automatically become worse with […]

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