I think I have asthma. Now what?
The symptoms of celiac disease can involve multiple organs and range widely in both severity and type.
Do you sometimes feel sick to your stomach not long after eating? Have you noticed a pattern in the types of food you eat when this occurs? Perhaps you have experienced unexplained skin rashes (known as hives) or vomiting or diarrhea? Does your child refuse to eat a certain food, or complain that it makes… Read more »
An OAS reaction usually comes on swiftly and can recede just as quickly.
Janet Smith was sure she wasn’t overreacting. Her 18-month-old daughter Heather had terrible symptoms: she was throwing up eight times a day, her stomach was bloated, and her diapers needed to be changed constantly.
Q. My teenage daughter just found out she has a sun allergy. Can you explain what her symptoms mean, and what type of sunscreen she should be using to best protect herself? Dr. Skotnicki: Many patients develop itchy, red, raised lesions while on a sun holiday, or during the spring in North America. Though this… Read more »
Dermatitis herpetiformis is the intolerably itchy rash of celiac disease. Learn who is likely to get it, and how to bring it under control.
Research from a major Canadian study adds to the growing evidence that introducing milk, egg and peanut to children early in their lives is likely to protect against sensitization and later allergies to those foods. Data collected on 2,100 kids in the Canadian Healthy Infant Longitudinal Development (CHILD) study showed that infants who avoided cow’s… Read more »
The web can be a great resource after diagnosis, but navigating misinformation is an essential skill.