Sunday, June 14, 2015

Allergy Testing

Ella had her follow up appointments for her allergy testing earlier in June. This appointment was to give us a 2nd data point on her already-confirmed egg and peanut allergies.

We did the bloodwork prior to our appointment with the allergist. Ella has a trooper, even after they had to stick her in both arms...she wanted a pink doughnut as her rewards, so a pink doughnut she got!

Waiting to go see the doctor:
 Tinkerbell sticker as her reward:
 Loving her doughnut:


 She eats the frosting off first...smart girl.

Then we had to go back and meet with the allergist and have a follow up scratch test. Ella did GREAT! She only cried a little during the scratch test, then the challenging part came - keeping a toddler from scratching her arm.

Through her blood and her scratch test, she appears to be clear of her egg allergy - Egg challenge scheduled for September. Although her blood results looked good for her peanut allergy, her scratch test was dramatically worse than last year; leading the allergist to predict her allergy will only continue. So, off to the pharmacist to get an updated epi pen.






2 comments:

  1. I'm super proud of you, Ella!! You are so brave!

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  2. Glad Lion made the trip to comfort her!

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