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04/09/2015
...a sensitivity to the carbohydrate in corn, which is even more difficult to diagnose, and not well understood.) If your allergist suspects a corn allergy, he/she may recommend a food elimination diet in which you avoid corn and many derivatives of corn for a given period of time (often two to four weeks). During this time, your symptoms will be monitored to determine if there is any improvement while corn is eliminated from the diet....
04/19/2011
...If you or a family member has seasonal allergies, which are triggered by environmental allergens like pollen, you probably know that spring can be a rough time of year, especially if you live in an area with a high pollen count. Here at Neocate, we hear from some parents that their children’s food allergy symptoms seem worse at this time of year. Let’s take some time to review the similarities and differences between...
01/07/2014
...appointment: What symptoms have you observed? Itching, swelling, skin rash (hives), vomiting, and difficulty breathing are the most common symptoms due to immediate onset (IgE mediated) food allergy. These can occur individually or collectively. What is the timing of onset? IgE mediated food allergies can occur within minutes of ingestion, almost always within a few hours. Delayed onset allergies (milk protein allergy in newborns) may not occur for 1-2 days. How long did the symptoms...
Finn finds Neocate<sup>®</sup> Syneo<sup>®</sup> to help resolve his food allergy symptoms – A parent’s perspective
...for his new quality of life. Finn at 7 months: Finn’s GI specialist thought these improvements likely meant he has an intolerance to dairy and possibly soy since those are the most common in babies, but I wanted to be sure since we were starting solids and I had noticed signs of a slight reaction to certain pre-packaged baby foods. So at 6 months, our pediatrician referred us to an allergist. Finn’s allergy testing was...
06/29/2010
...harmful it will produce antibodies, which are like small soldiers that protect our body’s health. When the body produces antibodies directed against a certain type of food, it causes an immune response. This then releases histamine and other chemicals that trigger allergic symptoms. These allergic symptoms are ‘red alerts’, which tell us that something is wrong. Generally, it is the protein in foods that cause an allergic reaction. Food allergy symptoms may occur right after...
01/18/2011
...a food allergy. It’s unusual for a baby with food allergy to only have a rash. Make a list of your baby’s symptoms which could also be caused by a food allergy to provide to the doctor. Many parents tell us that they went through multiple different infant formulas before finally finding relief with Neocate. Some infants don’t even tolerate breast milk because of dairy foods in the mom’s diet. Make notes of the different...
07/31/2014
...One of the things we’ve learned at Neocate is that many families usually go through a long and daunting process before discovering their fussy and inconsolable little one has a cow milk allergy (CMA). The road to an official diagnosis can stir feelings of confusion. To help educate more parents and caregivers on the symptoms of CMA, Nutricia North America is unrolling our new Could it Be A Milk Allergy infographic. Could it Be...
03/17/2011
...In food allergy circles, we usually think of symptoms and side effects as results of food allergies, not the other way around. In many cases that’s true. One exceptional pair is food allergies and atopic dermatitis. Science has shown links between these two, especially for moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis, and especially in infants and young toddlers. (Atopic dermatitis is a form of eczema.) This article explores the science of which comes first for patients with...
   
 
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