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09/09/2010
...As many of you may know, food allergy symptoms can appear in a variety of ways. One of the most concerning symptoms of a food allergy is when a person goes into anaphylactic shock. In fact, food allergies are believed to be the leading cause of anaphylaxis outside the hospital setting. The CDC reported that food allergies result in over 300,000 ambulatory-care visits a year among children. Because this is the most life...
03/10/2009
...on this formula. Amino Acid-Based Formula: Around the office, this formula type has been called “super” hypoallergenic, meaning it is made from individual non-allergenic amino acids, making it easy for babies to digest and absorb. Neocate is an amino acid-based formula, and Neocate powdered products are the only ones manufactured in a 100% dairy protein-free environment. Sometimes, babies with signs and symptoms of a cow milk allergy are given a hydrolysate formula first to see...
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...
03/31/2016
...For many families, getting to a diagnosis of a food allergy can be a tough journey. Many food allergies and related conditions start with mysterious signs and symptoms that mimic other conditions or diseases, which can mean multiple doctor visits for some families to reach a diagnosis. For other families, symptoms can be severe enough to be life-threatening. Severe symptoms, while scary, may make finding a diagnosis simpler or faster, but not always. Regardless...
12/02/2016
...baby it doesn’t necessarily mean they have GERD, which is gastroesophageal reflux disease. If the reflux is persistent and happens more than twice a week, then it may be considered GERD, which can lead to more serious health problems for babies including failure to gain weight, bleeding, respiratory problems or esophagitis. GERD vs. EOE Symptoms. Some or all of the following symptoms may indicate your baby could have GERD: Vomiting or spitting up frequently Pain...
...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...
Elimination Diet for Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE): Things I wish I knew Before Starting
09/13/2016
...elimination diet clock has to start over. Time spent finding and preparing allowable food is time well spent. You can select the start date You and your doctor agree that your child should start an elimination diet to determine if that will help reduce their EoE symptoms. It’s beneficial to start when the diet will be successful. For example during Fall months, all you can think about is Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas and how to...
06/17/2010
...one shows signs of reflux, dysphagia or aspiration, see a doctor to determine exactly what condition needs to be managed. Always check with your child’s doctor and/or feeding specialist or speech pathologist to see if a food thickener is appropriate for your little one before trying one. Reflux is a possible sign of food allergies, particularly in infants. Getting allergies under control with a hypoallergenic formula, like Neocate, usually takes care of signs and symptoms....
   
 
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