Primary Care: Food Allergies




Dr. Francisco Pernas, Otolaryngologist with Baptist Health South Florida, says doctors have recommended not giving your kids peanuts for the first three years of life. “Then we rescinded that, because we found out that if you waited until three years of age and then you presented them with peanuts, they might have even higher reactions.”

“You have all these vaccines that you get as a child and you are so protected that your body picks a fight with the peanuts, or whatever food that you’re eating that really you should not be reacting to.”

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