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Food Allergy Case Study for Pediatricians – Question 8

Case 3
A 16 year old female presents to your office for a well-child exam. She has a history of peanut allergy but admits that she does not carry her epinephrine autoinjector. She feels that she is always careful in avoiding food with peanuts.

What advice would you give this patient regarding her risk of fatal anaphylaxis?


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