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Old 07-15-11, 08:16 PM
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Default Ahhhh!!! Freaking out! Brady's peanut allergy

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So I had these fiber 1 brownies. They're chocolate peanut butter. The peanut chips are INSIDE the brownie. Tonight, Brady got ahold of the completely EMPTY wrapper and put it up by his face. Within 5 minutes he had a hive on his face!

Obviously he's pretty allergic. I think I need to find out more about how allergic he is, and get an epi-pen too, right?

I also feel so stupid for leaving the wrapper out.
 
I didn't even THINK about it.
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Old 07-15-11, 08:51 PM
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Oh no Jeanne! Do you think benadryl cream would help since it was just skin contact? Good luck getting it all figured out. Remember that just because we are moms we are still human- stop beating yourself up.
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Old 07-15-11, 10:24 PM
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My docs always say to save the cream for skin irritations or bug bites. Hives need antihistamines orally.

Definitely don't beat yourself up. Nobody warns you about empty wrappers. That is a really rare accident. I'd bring the ingredients from the box to the allergist. Just in case it helps them out a bit figuring it all out.
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Scary, but at least you have good information.
 
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At least you are learning about it sort of slowly instead of with emergency trips to the ER!


 
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