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Is it possible to get an allergic reaction to peanuts if

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Is it possible to get an allergic reaction to peanuts if they arrive in a gift box, packaged in sealed bag?
JA: How long have they had the allergy? Have they used any medication for it?
Customer: No idea
JA: Got it. Have they seen a doctor about the allergy?
Customer: probably yes
JA: Thank you so much for your time. Finally, is there anything else in their medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: no

Hello. I'm Dr Chip
That's still possible

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
hi, is this reaction going to be serious?

Can you tell me what's going on?

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
sure, I have sent some gift boxes with food to clients, and by accident, some of them contain nut snacks.I would like to check if there is any serious threat with this.

There shouldn't be unless a client has allergies to the nuts

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
well, yes, this is my worry! I don't know about their allergies

Most people that have nut allergies know that and avoid nuts

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
I know - so my question is, if sending them a pack of nuts among other things can trigger a reaction itself.

No it can't

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