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Q: I have an 18-month-old with eczema all over his face and body. He was tested at 12 months for allergies, and was found to be allergic to eggs, soy, milk and wheat, and also to dog dander. I continue to nurse him for now. I have tired many creams and none seems to help […]
Our embrace of wireless gadgets and modern medical implants is exposing us to nickel, the highly sensitizing metal, as never before. And the result? As this investigation for Allergic Living magazine found: a surge in nickel allergies. WE eye our neighbor’s latest electronic gadget with envy, or think nothing of lining up to purchase our own. The love affair with modern […]
That burning, all-consuming itch experienced by children with severe eczema can be soothed without the need for powerful oral steroids, showed a July 2014 study evaluating a process of wet clothes swaddling for atopic dermatitis. Wet Wrap Therapy, or WWT, is a treatment for moderate to severe eczema that involves: • Putting the patient in a warm bath for about […]
The recommendations aim to help physicians implement LEAP findings while formal guidelines are still in the works.
New York researchers at Mount Sinai are easing the relentless itch of eczema with a new drug. Dubbed a “breakthrough” therapy by the FDA, it treats eczema’s source rather than just its symptoms.
The skin may hold the answer to why some children develop peanut allergies before ever having peanuts, according to new research.