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02/17/2011
...of your child’s food and drinks. *Update* Eosinophilic Esophagitis Our previous post focused on GERD as it relates to dysphagia and silent aspiration but in this post, I want to mention Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE), which is another condition that is linked to dysphagia and silent aspiration. Patients with EoE may have feeding problems, vomiting, dysphagia, abdominal pain or food impaction. In fact, a recent study urged professionals to screen for EoE when patients present with...
06/16/2015
...Oral Budesonide, a Steroid Medication, Mixed with Neocate Nutra For those of you who are not familiar with Neocate Nutra, it is the first and only hypoallergenic, amino acid-based semi-solid medical food. It contains essential vitamins and minerals to promote balanced nutrition in children and infants over 6 months of age with cow milk allergy, multiple food allergies, eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), short bowel syndrome (SBS) and malabsorption. While an elemental diet or an elimination...
03/25/2010
...We know that the diagnosis of a food allergy or GI condition can sometimes be overwhelming for families. Fortunately, there are many great support groups out there that can help you find your footing with resources, advice and stories from other families going through similar situations. Here are a few that we have found helpful. American Partnership for Eosinophilic Disorders (APFED) APFED is an advocacy group for children and adults living with eosinophilic esophagitis,...
12/02/2016
...Does GERD become EoE? If your child’s reflux symptoms are not improving despite your doctor’s recommendations, your child may have EoE. If you would like to read more about EoE, make sure to read a previous post that takes a deeper dive into Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Aside from similar symptoms, GERD and EoE can both result in a small type of white blood cell – an eosinophil – hanging out in the tissues of the esophagus,...
...start of symptoms. We had our diagnosis, Eosinophilic Esophagitis.” When the gastroenterologist referred them back to an allergist for additional testing, Jake tested positive for allergies to more than 40 different foods. Jake didn’t have enough “safe” foods to survive on; almost everything he ate was causing symptoms. “It was a mess. We tried to find a diet he could eat, but eventually, it was a losing battle,” says Chanda. Nutritional Management and Outcome: Unable...
...This is Norman. He is three years old and has the spirit of a child who sees the world as his playground. He also sees much of the world through a looking glass. When he hears the ice cream truck, he runs to watch children gather with dollars in hand for treats that he may never taste. Norman is a boy with eosinophilic esophagitis, known as EE or EoE for those averse to tongue...
Neocate<sup>®</sup> Provides Karyn with Flexibility and Options
...Karyn’s parents noticed food allergy troubles early. At 17 months, Karyn was diagnosed with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE). Karyn’s doctor introduced the family to Neocate® and Karyn’s parents saw symptom improvement soon after. Karyn currently uses both Neocate® Junior and Neocate® Splash. She takes Neocate® Splash to school in her lunch and likes how it looks like the drink boxes her schoolmates bring. Neocate® Splash is the first and only ready-to-feed, nutritionally complete, hypoallergenic, amino...
06/05/2012
...we know as reflux. This can lead to symptoms like heartburn, coughing, or hoarseness. When reflux occurs frequently and causes symptoms, this is known as Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease or GERD. Esophagitis refers to inflammation of the esophagus, which can be caused by reflux, infection, or an allergic response, such as the case for the condition Eosinophilic Esophagitis. Stay tuned for our next article in the Gut Series where we move on to the stomach! -Mallory...
   
 
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