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Do children grow out of a peanut allergy?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

About one in five children grows out of a peanut allergy. However, children grow out of other food allergies more frequently than they do peanut allergies. Even if a child grows out of a peanut allergy, there is a chance that it may develop again during adulthood.

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