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 Post subject: Blood Results
PostPosted: Wed Aug 20, 2008 9:54 am 

Joined: Wed Aug 06, 2008 5:40 pm
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First time on the forum, just wanted to see if anyone had any knowledge on the allergy blood tests. My son's blood work can back with 2's on cashews and pistachoes and 3 on sesame.


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PostPosted: Thu Aug 21, 2008 8:14 am 

Joined: Fri Jan 13, 2006 3:29 pm
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Location: Ontario
Sorry I don't know much about the blood results. We had dd's blood work done for the first time this year. Our allergist mentioned that the numbers can mean different things depending on what the allergen is.

Welcome to the board! Perhaps you'd get more responses if this was under a more general topic?

4ye old DD allergic to sesame, peanut, raw egg , and mulitple environmental & seasonal allergies

2 yr old DS -no known allergies!

 Post subject: Blood Tests
PostPosted: Fri Aug 22, 2008 12:37 pm 

Joined: Fri May 02, 2008 4:51 pm
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Yes, I've heard the same thing about the numbers meaning different things according to the allergy. My son has a rast of 12.9 to sesame & his other allergies vary. We've been able to challenge some of the tests that are under 0.9. You'll probably have to ask your allergist for more information.

Brenda (asthma)
DH (asthma, environmental allergies, milk intolerance)
DS 6 YRS (allergies - sesame, poppyseed, tree nuts, shellfish, soy intolerance, asthma, eczema)
DD 4 YRS (asthma)

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