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I am validated January 22, 2008

Posted by The Mom in allergies, parenting.
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Today we went back to see the allergist to have skin tests and get the results of D’s blood tests that were done in November. The skin test & blood results showed a significant allergy to milk protein & its derivatives. We left the consultation €420 lighter with a prescription for antihistamines and an epi pen. He said that he doesn’t normally give the epi pen to milk allergy kids but because D has presented twice with significant respiratory complications after being exposed to milk he is getting, or rather I am getting, a pen.

He insisted we see the dietitian but to be honest because I had kept him cows milk free from birth I knew everything she said to me.

I am sick and tired of all of the eye rolls that have come after I said that I was restricting what he ate “just in case” and now I know that I was right to be careful.

So… I am validated!

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1. Ruth - January 23, 2008

It’s a pity this didn’t come before your family get-together, at least your sister wouldn’t have been able to roll her eyes at what you restrict from his diet!


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