Prognosis and Outlook for Allergies

Prognosis for Allergies

Many children grow out of their food allergies in late childhood, although allergies to peanuts, tree-nuts, fish and shellfish tend to remain.

Source: New Zealand Health1

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They are particularly common in children. Some allergies go away as a child gets older, although many are lifelong. Adults can develop allergies to things they weren't previously allergic to.

Source: NHS Choices UK2

Duration of Allergies

Airborne Allergy

Duration -- Weeks (for example, 6 weeks for ragweed or grass pollen seasons)

Source: MedLinePlus Magazine (NIH)3

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References

  1. Source: New Zealand Health: health.govt.nz/ your-health/ conditions-and-treatments/ diseases-and-illnesses/ allergies
  2. Source: NHS Choices UK: nhs.uk/ conditions/ Allergies/ 
  3. Source: MedLinePlus Magazine (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ magazine/ issues/ spring15/ articles/ spring15pg26-27.html

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