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10/27/2016
...so desperately needed. She started to grow again as her overall dietary status improved. There are situations where food allergy plays a role in the development of a rash or worsening eczema. See your doctor or dietitian before starting an elimination diet. Our guest blog today comes from Alexia Beauregard. Alexia Beauregard is a Registered Dietitian. The inspiration for this blog is her extensive experience working with the families of patients diagnosed with EoE....
...and poor health, a family member recommended that Carson try Neocate. Right away, our four month old began improving dramatically. He no longer spit up or vomited, his rash disappeared and he was able to sleep. “It was immediately clear that Carson was not able to tolerate anything besides Neocate – the formula was like magic in a can,” says Jennifer. “He is now happy to sit in his swing or bouncy seat and play...
...Patient History: Braelyn was only three weeks old when she began experiencing the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). She had terrible gas pains that caused her to constantly cry throughout the day. Her reflux caused her to choke, cough and wheeze in her sleep and several times it got so bad she stopped breathing. In addition, she developed a terrible rash on her face and to stop the itch she would try to...
...once again to the pediatrician and during that visit, it was decided to move him completely to an elemental diet. Roland began a Neocate only diet at a little over 3 months along with a PPI to heal the damage from the reflux and vomiting. Within 2 weeks of the Neocate, most of Roland’s lower GI issues resolved. His stools became fairly normal, gassiness and painful stomach cramping began to clear, and chronic diaper rash...
06/29/2010
...the body at once. Fortunately, this can be treated with the prescription drug epinephrine, which is available on-the-go in small auto-injectors. Common food allergy symptoms include: Skin rash or hives; Swelling of the tongue and throat; Breathing problems including asthma; Vomiting and/or diarrhea; and Abdominal pain and cramping. Currently, there are no medications that cure food allergies, so it is necessary for children and adults with food allergies to avoid allergenic foods. It is critical...
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...
...challenging situation. We were thrilled to welcome twin boys into our family (especially after having 3 girls in a row). From the get go these guys were miserable, fussy, and adorable. At first their diagnosis was uncertain. At 7 weeks of age they developed eczema (a very itchy rash) that gradually spread from their face to their torso in spite of multiple visits to dermatologists (and many topical steroids). Our babies slept little, grew very...
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...
     
 
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