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Adverse Reaction to Epi-pen Jr.

K.M. asks from San Francisco

Hi moms, Last weekend, I fed my son whole wheat pasta, green peas, with homemade carbonara sauce (milk, egg, basil, parmesan cheese). All of these ingredients, he ...


Epi-pen Jr. in an Airport (And Some Liquid Questions)

K.L. asks from Savannah

My 19 month old son has a food allergy and we must carry an epi-pen jr. around with us at all times. Is there any special consideration we have to take when traveling ...


Question for Moms Who Must Carry Medications (Like Benadryl or Epi-pen).

S.B. asks from Los Angeles

My three-year-old son has a couple of food allergies that require us to carry an Epi-Pen and Benadryl with us. I need it to be accessible, so I keep it in my purse or...


Peanut Allergy and School

J.C. asks from Champaign

Is anyone familiar with Illinois food allergy legislation law? Or have experience dealing with public school on managing food allergy in school? My daughter is ready...


Poll for Allergy Mommas - What Is Your First Line of Defense?

L.C. asks from Los Angeles

I am so sad whenever I hear about a child dying of anaphylaxis after eating something they were allergic to. But I'm very curious. Every time I read an article about...


Peanut/Nut Allergies Lack of Support from Moms at School

D.S. asks from Chicago

My son has peanut & nut allergies. We recently enrolled him in a new school (he is in Kindergarten). The teacher sent a note to all the parents in the class that on ...


Calling Moms of Children with Food allergies....what Is Your School's Epi Policy

A.R. asks from Chicago

Hi Moms: My son has a peanut allergy. Like many of you we carry and Benadryl, epi pen and albuterol inhaler everywhere. No problem, I just carry a bigger bag.:) ...


Play Date and Allergies?

A.F. asks from Lancaster

My daughter is 6 years old, has a tree nut allergy and starting to embrace the "play date." She has an epi-pen, and knows how to use it. How do you all handle play da...


My Daughter Had a Allergic Reaction to a Bee Sting.

P.K. asks from Los Angeles

My 6-year-old daughter was stung by a bee on Sunday. She broke out in hives all over her body and her' throat felt lumpy'. We were told by her doctor that she had a ...


I Did It! 1St Allergy Shot

J.J. asks from Milwaukee

I hardly felt it. They said when a higher dose is injected I will feel more of a sting but nothing at all today. The nurse ordered me an epi pen(sp?) too. She said it ...