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A peanut allergy is an overreaction of the body's immune system to peanut protein. All peanut and peanut products must be excluded from the diet. This is one on the most common allergies that leads to anaphylaxis, so it is extremely important that all sources of peanut be avoided.
Five things to know about early introduction of peanuts in babies

Five things to know about early introduction of peanuts in babies

Food allergy caused by absence of beneficial bacteria in the gut

Food allergy caused by absence of beneficial bacteria in the gut

Young eczema sufferers infected with common skin bacterium are at higher risk of food allergy

Young eczema sufferers infected with common skin bacterium are at higher risk of food allergy

Peanut allergy tolerance treatment may increase the risk of anaphylaxis

Peanut allergy tolerance treatment may increase the risk of anaphylaxis

Regular dietary peanut consumption after immunotherapy may extend allergy treatment benefits

Regular dietary peanut consumption after immunotherapy may extend allergy treatment benefits

Peanut allergies could soon have a drug treatment

Peanut allergies could soon have a drug treatment

New drug shows promise for treating people with peanut allergy

New drug shows promise for treating people with peanut allergy

Infants have less severe food-induced anaphylaxis unlike older children

Infants have less severe food-induced anaphylaxis unlike older children

New test developed for accurate and safe diagnosis of peanut allergies

New test developed for accurate and safe diagnosis of peanut allergies

Intranasal spray shows promise for peanut allergy suppression

Intranasal spray shows promise for peanut allergy suppression

Nasal vaccine may suppress peanut allergy in mice, study shows

Nasal vaccine may suppress peanut allergy in mice, study shows

Many parents still hesitate to try early peanut introduction, survey finds

Many parents still hesitate to try early peanut introduction, survey finds

Duke researchers show how to retrain immune system of peanut-allergy mice

Duke researchers show how to retrain immune system of peanut-allergy mice

Study uncovers genes that drive peanut allergy reactions

Study uncovers genes that drive peanut allergy reactions

Got food allergies? Add milk to the worries for your meal

Got food allergies? Add milk to the worries for your meal

Mother's diet can protect nursing newborns against food allergies, research shows

Mother's diet can protect nursing newborns against food allergies, research shows

Skin patch offers hope for people with peanut allergy

Skin patch offers hope for people with peanut allergy

Research: Peanut allergy in children has increased 21% since 2010

Research: Peanut allergy in children has increased 21% since 2010

Research: 45% of adults with food allergies develop them in adulthood

Research: 45% of adults with food allergies develop them in adulthood

Study: Most pediatricians do not tell parents about early peanut introduction to prevent allergy

Study: Most pediatricians do not tell parents about early peanut introduction to prevent allergy