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I Am Allergic to Peanuts

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    My mom used to feed me peanut butter

    when I was a baby, so I've known since the very beginning of this allergy. I can't even shell peanuts with my bare hands because my skin breaks out. I have asthma also so I'm not sure if that makes it worse or if all peanut allergy sufferers have asthmatic symptoms when they...
    pczelda pczelda 31-35, M Feb 13, 2014

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    And They Kill Me Too!

    It was sort of funny how my mom found out, when I was about 5 she gave me a peanut butter sandwhich and she told me it was for me being so good or something lol, when I ate it I was like gagging and started getting hives. So when we went to the emergency room they basically gave...
    Gemini15 Gemini15 18-21, M Jul 26, 2008

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    But My Daughter Isnt

    I nearly died twice before my second birthday from anaphalactic shock after eating peanuts. The first time was a peanut butter sandwich and the second was "plain" M&Ms. Always read labels!!! I have been a paranoid label-reader my whole life, especially since I don't have...
    onceisenough onceisenough 26-30, F 1 Response Jun 23, 2012

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    Not only peanuts but all tree nuts.

    Walnuts, macadamia nuts, pecans, all of them. It really sucks. Pretty much can't eat desserts anymore lol. Except ice cream. Anyone have a weird allergy?
    Tiny3192 Tiny3192 26-30, M 1 Response May 19, 2014

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