Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

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Allergy to Peanuts Treatment

Treatment for allergic reactions due to a peanut allergy often includes epinephrine injections, antihistamines, corticosteroids, and additional medications that reduce the symptoms of allergic reactions. Allergy shots may help reduce the symptoms of allergic reactions.

Treatment for allergic reactions due to a peanut allergy may include:


Treatment for anaphylaxis due to a peanut allergy may include:

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Last Updated: Nov 1, 2010 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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PubMed Allergy to Peanuts References
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