Peanut Allergy???

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   Posted 8/1/2010 8:45 PM (GMT -6)   
I was given some peanut brittle as a gift yesterday. I love peanut brittle and hadn't eaten any for awhile. :-)
Today I was eating some of it for the first time. I started to cough so I assumed something went down wrong. So I stopped eating it. The cough faded away after a few minutes. eyes
A few hours later I wanted some more... nono
I started eating... :-)
2 minutes into eating it, the coughing started up again... mad
I started wheezing with my cough. shocked
I was having an asthma attack. skull
I took some zyertec and my rescue inhaler.
The wheezing has faded down to a small squeak and I've almosted stopped coughing. shakehead
What I want to know is this a peanut allergy reaction? confused

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   Posted 8/2/2010 6:32 AM (GMT -6)   
It could be the beginning of a nut allergy especially if it triggered your asthma. BUT, it could've been some of the other ingredients in the brittle as well. You should have this double checked by a professional.
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   Posted 8/2/2010 10:43 AM (GMT -6)   
Some allergies come along with family. Like Asthma.

Try with Homeopathy medicines.

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   Posted 8/2/2010 6:10 PM (GMT -6)   
I guess I need to call my allergist.

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