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Baby Rashes from A to Z (Acne to Eczema!) and When Is It a Milk Allergy?
04/18/2017
...a small or substantial part of the body. Allergens in the air (pollen, mold, dust mites, or animals), dry skin, or any number of factors. The severity of symptoms varies from one person to another. There’s an association between atopic dermatitis and food allergies, especially in cases of severe atopic dermatitis. At this time, it’s not clear if one causes the other. For infants, atopic dermatitis and cow milk allergy often are linked. Learn more...
09/18/2008
...If you’re reading this article, chances are your child has recently had a frightening allergic reaction. Or, after months of colic, acid reflux, eczema, hives or wheezing, your child was finally diagnosed with multiple food allergies. With either of these events, you may not realize it, but you’ve been hit by the allergy avalanche. If you are at all like I was when I when the avalanche got me, you’re wondering how in...
04/24/2015
...tube of hydrocortisone ointment (for topical application) Fast acting asthma medication (if prescribed) A copy of your Emergency Action Plan “IF FOUND” info card for the emergency kit to be returned Supply sources suggestions: Bracelets- Fashionable food allergy bracelets are available that will suit the needs and style of anyone. Consider your local pharmacy or take a look at these website offerings: Food allergy Research and Education (FARE) has an online store with bracelets and...
11/05/2013
...You might have heard that eczema can be a sign of a food allergy or sensitivity in infants. But before we review potential links between food allergies and eczema, let’s go over some basics. What is eczema? It is most often characterized by dry, red, extremely itchy patches on the skin. Eczema is sometimes referred to as “the itch that rashes,” since the itch, when scratched, results in the appearance of the rash. Who...
03/23/2015
...** THIS BLOG POST HAS BEEN DEPRECATED, NEW CMA BLOG POST IS UP: 8 SIGNS OF CMA** With the rise in food allergies among children, it is increasingly important for parents and caregivers to recognize the signs and symptoms of food allergies. Among foods that are common allergens, cow milk allergy (CMA) remains the most prevalent in infants and children. In the following video, “8 Signs of a Cow Milk Allergy,” our nutrition specialists...
06/29/2010
...Anyone who has eaten something and then experiences an unpleasant reaction has probably wondered if they have a food allergy. In fact, one out of three individuals thinks they may have a food allergy or may modify their diet due to a suspicion. Occuring to AAAAI statistics, yet only around 6% of children under the age of three are affected by food allergies, but most out grow these allergies as adults. What all...
04/13/2012
...Many Neocate parents know that using allergy testing to determine food allergies can be tricky, because many children experience what may be considered a food intolerance or sensitivity, versus a true food allergy. Generally, a food allergy is considered to be an immunoglobulin E (IgE) mediated immune response. (1) In a previous blog, we have outlined the standard tests that may be done to determine whether your child has an Ig-E mediated food allergy,...
08/13/2015
...with your child’s classmates can help friends understand and be supportive. Here are some resources to help in these areas. The following books are good for teaching younger students about allergies. Food Allergies and Me: A Children’s Book by Juniper Skinner The Bugabees: Friends with Food Allergies by Amy Recob The Peanut Pickle: A story about Peanut Allergies by Jessica Jacobs The Food Allergy Resource and Education (FARE) website has age-specific materials for kids of...
   
 
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