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Food Allergies and the Good Enough Mother

When an allergy mom makes a food error, the guilt is all consuming. Can we ever get past the self-blame?

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What causes hives to appear in a food-allergic reaction?

Q: Why do we get hives in a food-allergic reaction? And will they always appear?¬† Dr. Sicherer:¬†Hives, also called urticaria, develop when allergy cells in the skin release chemicals, including histamine, that cause localized swelling, redness and itching. The response looks like a series of mosquito bites, often across an expanse of skin, but various […]

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