A report on two recent anaphylaxis emergencies in the sky.
Using certain over-the-counter acne products may cause severe, even life-threatening allergic reactions.
Brandon Silk has an unusual and severe allergy to Axe Body Spray. But his mother, Rosa Silk isn’t even allowed to know which ingredient is triggering his anaphylaxis.
Three free posters for anaphylaxis awareness.
Follow these guidelines to help ease the aftermath of anaphylaxis for you and your child.
The new group’s mission is to “educate, advocate, and raise awareness” for those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis.
Q: My 10-year-old with allergies to dairy, egg and peanut had an anaphylactic reaction four months ago and has been eating like a bird since. She refuses to try any food she hasn’t eaten before. Have you got any suggestions so I can help her to get over fearfulness around food? Dr. Sharma: After experiencing… Read more »
At least 1.6 percent of Americans, and possibly as many as 5.1 percent, have experienced anaphylaxis, according to an extensive study
Q: My daughter, who’s 7 years old, has dairy and other allergies and asthma, and has had one anaphylactic reaction. Then last fall, she broke out in big welts on her arms where another child’s milk spilled on her. (She did not get wheezing.) Is it possible to get anaphylaxis from skin contact with an… Read more »
Q: I have had four severe allergic reactions (wheezing, swollen eyelids, sneezing) but there was nothing common to each experience – nothing I could figure out, anyway. Two of the times I hadn’t even eaten anything. A skin test was inconclusive. My doctor called it “idiopathic anaphylaxis.” What do you suggest I do going forward? … Read more »