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Guest posted a topic in PANS / PANDAS (Lyme included)Hello, I'm looking for advice about my 5 year old daughter. We are trying to determine if she is having behavioral issues or if she could have PANDAS. As a little background, she has had recurrent throat infections (many times strep, sometimes not conclusive) for the past couple years. Her tonsils have been very enlarged for about a year, and she is having them removed next month. She has also been diagnosed with autoimmune hives that have covered her body (they do respond to antihistamines) for about a year. She also has a history of having behavioral reactions to artificial food dye, and
My son burst out with hives on Saturday and they are almost all over his body today: arms, back, behind, chest and legs. He's had hives a couple of times before (pre-PANDAS) for no real reason I could ever discern. We gave him a Zyrtec pill this morning and an Advil. Didn't seem to do much, as they are actually worse tonight. On Saturday, he went to a birthday party where they had junky candy.. At first I thought that was the cause--and it might well be--but now I'm not so sure. He doesn't have food allergies that I know of, but I've never tested him. Normally we don't do food coloring, e