Growing out of allergies/allergies to tofu

Is it possibible for someone to grow out of an allergy to tofu? I was allergic (instantaneous rash, sever itching) when I first tried it in 1st grade. I’m now 19, and I’m hoping that I’ve grown out of it.

“If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster, and treat those two impostors just the same.”

I don’t know specifically about tofu, but I was allergic to several foods as a child but am not as an adult. Maybe my ‘allergy’ to tomatoes was psychosomatic :wink:

“I should not take bribes and Minister Bal Bahadur KC should not do so either. But if clerks take a bribe of Rs 50-60 after a hard day’s work, it is not an issue.” ----Krishna Prasad Bhattarai, Current Prime Minister of Nepal

I don’t know if it’s possible to grow out of an allergy, but GOD I hate tofu and anything else that involves soybeans.

At work they started using a soy-based ink in the printers and now every time I pick up a document my nose stuffs up and my eyes get red. I can’t breathe, I can’t see, and when I blame it on the ink everyone acts like I’m an idiot because you “can’t be allergic to soybeans.”


– Sylence

I don’t have an evil side. Just a really, really apathetic one.

Most towns have allergists who can test for a food allergy without making you sick. A local naturopathic allergist I thought was full of crap with his electrodes and non-FDA-approved software went ahead and diagnosed my father’s allergy to coffee… years worth of itchy rashes gone , but now no mocha.

I know I was allergic to beestings as a kid, but I’ve been stung by a variety of bees and wasps as an adult with nothing more than local swelling and discomfort.

I don’t know about growing out of allergies, I’d imagine it’s possible; I seem to have grown INTO an allergy.

A few years ago, on a few occasions, I suddenly got sick for seemingly no reason. After about the third time, I realized that each time I had eaten fish. A while later I tried to get scientific about it, set aside a night when I had nothing to do, and ate some fish. It was horrible–throwing up every 15 minutes, my temperature dropped really low; it went on for hours.

I loved fish and really miss it now. I told myself at the time, “Never Again!”, but one of these days I may actually make another attempt, just to see if anything’s changed.