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'Dramatic rise' in allergic disease


How can you tell if your child is allergic to certain foods?

A new study suggests many parents think their child has an allergy when they often do not.

Alison Berthelson, whose 10-year-old son is severely allergic to nuts and Dr Adam Fox of Guy's and St Thomas's Hospital discuss the new guidance being published on how to diagnose allergies.

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