Allergy and immunology - learn about kids outgrowing allergies.
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Male Speaker: Can you be allergic five years ago to something and today not be allergic? Male Speaker: It's very common for patients to outgrow allergies, especially food allergies. The pattern of allergies changes over the years. So children maybe allergic to certain substances when they are in their first year or two of life, and later be able to tolerate eating those items. One can become allergic to dust or molds or pollens a little later in life, and then have those allergies leave for some unexplained reason. So the pattern of allergies clearly can't change over time, and we should always be alerted to this fact, because we maybe able to tolerate exposure at one age, but at later ages we can't.