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Ds having an egg challenge tomorrow

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cedmonds Tue 15-Jan-13 21:03:08

He manged a bowl of egg but now has horrid tummy pain and windsad so wondering if its related. He hasn't got to go back tomorrow. Just as well as i don't think he could take another day being there when well and he wants to run around etc.

freefrommum Tue 15-Jan-13 14:45:22

How strange! I've never heard of a food challenge over more than one day. It's amazing how different hospitals/consultants all seem to do things so differently, isn't it? Hope it's going well

cedmonds Tue 15-Jan-13 10:20:07

He is having it over three days! Had the first tiny bit of egg to eat

babybarrister Tue 15-Jan-13 09:43:24

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cedmonds Mon 14-Jan-13 16:32:04

He had a slight reaction when they putti on his lips But they are carrying on tomorrow to see how he goes.

cedmonds Mon 14-Jan-13 14:17:22

He has had egg white and yolk on his arm and no reaction. Just waiting to have it on his lips. Then we are going home to come back tomorrow. Poor thing isn't allowed to eat anything and he had his breakfast at 7

piratecat Mon 14-Jan-13 09:37:52

dd had one yrs ago, it was just very boring as i remember! think it started with a patch test, and if she reacted to that (which she did-red skin) then it stopped before they started feeding little bits to her.

think we had a room with toys, and a video player(that's how long ago it was). he'll be fine, just take his fave toys x

freefrommum Mon 14-Jan-13 09:33:56

DS had a wheat challenge a couple of years ago and it was as babybarrister describes. They initially just rubbed some on his lip and left him for 20 mins then gave him a tiny amount & left him again for 20-30 mins then gradually increased the amount each. They monitored his temp, oxygen sats, pulse etc regularly. We are waiting for an appointment for a baked egg challenge now.

Let us know how your DS gets on. Good luck smile

Maz007 Sun 13-Jan-13 22:08:44

Hope it goes well smile

cedmonds Sun 13-Jan-13 21:03:07


babybarrister Sun 13-Jan-13 20:48:55

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cedmonds Sun 13-Jan-13 20:45:04

Thanks he had the Rast testing done at GOSH and the challenge is being done at our local hospital. I didn't know they gave him egg every 40 mins .

babybarrister Sun 13-Jan-13 20:39:57

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cedmonds Sun 13-Jan-13 20:08:25

Ds is having an egg challenge tomorrow and Tuesday has anyone dc had it done or now what happens? I'm dreading it last time he had egg as a baby he ended up in an ambulancesad

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