Understanding all the nuances of newly diagnosed food allergies for your child can be difficult. Once you’ve had time to digest this new information, the next step is to share this newfound [...]
For many of us, the upcoming holidays serve as a wonderful opportunity to spend time with family and friends. Inevitably, sharing meals as a group is a joyful part of these traditions. For those [...]
Severe allergies to common foods (e.g., milk, egg, wheat, peanut, tree nuts) carry substantial psychosocial and nutritional burdens for children and their families. Oral immunotherapy (OIT) [...]
A 10-year-old male came to see me about the possibility of starting oral immunotherapy. He has an older sister who has had a life-threatening peanut reaction, followed by lifelong high positive [...]
Allergy testing is an important step in confirming a diagnosis of food allergy. Two important rules must be kept in mind for interpreting food allergy test results. First, a carefully obtained [...]
Food allergy has many effects on patients and families including the difficulty of avoiding the food or foods you are allergic to and the fear of rare, but unpredictable anaphylaxis. Currently, [...]
One of the most common concerns we face in allergy practice is reflected in this typical scenario: “My 5-year-old son has had positive skin and blood tests for peanut allergy since he was an [...]
I see many children being fed with “milks” other than breast milk or cow’s milk. Often, when there is suspected or proven cow’s milk allergy parents will substitute a nut or vegetable-based [...]
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