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Do people outgrow their allergies?

It is possible to outgrow an allergy, and some foods have a greater potential for outgrowth than others. Milk and egg allergies for example are often outgrown, but allergies to peanuts, tree nuts, fish, or shellfish are generally lifelong allergies.

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