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05/12/2016
...For many families, getting to a diagnosis of a food allergy or related condition can be a tough journey. Many food allergies start with mysterious symptoms that mimic other conditions or diseases, which can mean multiple doctor visits for some families to reach a diagnosis. Newly diagnosed patients and their families often have a lot of questions such as: What do I eat? Should I track it? What causes my symptoms? Where to find...
12/02/2016
...where it normally doesn’t belong. (The picture above shows with eosinophils look like under a microscope!) When the eosinophils are in the esophagus due to GERD, they will go away once the GERD is under control. An esophageal biopsy helps diagnosis EoE. The biopsy requires a procedure to look closely at the esophagus and to take a small sample of cells to look at under a microscope. If that sample has a high number of...
07/16/2015
...Our food allergy journey began in September of 2010 when our oldest was diagnosed with an egg allergy. Within seven short months, our youngest had joined him with a food allergy diagnosis of dairy, soy, peanuts, and tree nuts. Following my little men’s diagnosis, my husband and I set some ground rules. At the top of the list was, “No new foods unless both of us were present.” It seemed logical until one day,...
...fits.” Summary: It took three long months of going from doctor to doctor and trying several different treatments before Sawyer received the correct diagnosis of a protein enteropathy. Thanks to Neocate, Sawyer’s rash has gone away and she is no longer constipated and cranky. Sawyer is now a happy and relieved baby girl. “Neocate is a miracle for us! We have complete peace of mind now, and our precious girl is so happy!” said Staci....
...not screaming his head off.” Summary: It took three difficult months of going to the doctor every other week and trying multiple formulas before Joseph received the proper diagnosis of a milk protein allergy. Thanks to Neocate Joseph’s severe rash has gone away and he is now a happy and relieved baby boy. “He is interested in everything now and the best part of it is that we got a little boy back!” said Maria....
...pain came back and he would refuse to eat. An upper GI found inflammation of his esophagus, and the doctors took biopsies which led to his diagnosis. “Fast forward two years, and Jake started having all the same issues as Carson with food, pain, and not being able to eat,” says Chanda, Jake’s mother. “I moved quick, got the pediatrician to refer us to Carson’s gastroenterologist, and Jake was scoped within 2 months of the...
...to a new pediatrician. The pediatrician did an upper GI test and blood work that indicated both reflux and an allergy to milk and eggs. Laura asked about Neocate, an amino acid-based infant formula that she had discovered in her research. The pediatrician agreed that Aidan should try this hypoallergenic formula. “Neocate immediately made a difference,” says Laura. Summary: It took five long months for Aidan to receive a proper diagnosis of milk and soy...
...pediatrician finally referred us to the Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin (CHW) and we met with our first team of specialists when Allie was a year old. At this point, no diagnosis and no progress had been made with her oral intake. Allie was shrinking by the day. The CHW feeding clinic evaluated Allie and immediately started running tests to figure out why she refused to eat. It was obvious that Allie had the ability to...
   
 
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