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Peanut Allergy

What happens if my child has a peanut allergy?

If your child has a peanut allergy, her immune system will react after she’s eaten peanuts, because it wrongly sees this food as a threat.

Allergic reactions to peanuts are often mild, but can sometimes cause a severe reaction called anaphylaxis, which can be life-threatening. So it’s understandable that parents worry if their child is diagnosed with a peanut allergy. Read more