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What causes eczema flare ups if it's not a food allergy in a toddler?

What causes eczema flare ups if it's not a food allergy in a toddler?

Many possibilities: The primary triggers for eczema flare-ups are food exposures, changes in weather/temperature, using the wrong soaps and moisturizers, and environmental allergens (pets, dust mites). ...Read more

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Dr. Michael Zacharisen
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Food Allergy (Definition)

Allergies usually mean there is a response like diarrhea, vomiting, hives, or anaphylaxis when that food is eaten. Other allergies can be more subtle and lead to chronic congestion, headaches, eczema, rashes, constipation, etc. Best answer- if concerned about a particular food eliminate it from your diet and see how you respond. You can ...Read more


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Can my toddler's fussiness mean she has a food allergy or not?

Can my toddler's fussiness mean she has a food allergy or not?

Possible: Fussiness is not a very specific symptom & is associated with many complaints. When fussiness is related to something in the diet it's more likely an intolerance than an allergy. Your pediatrician or allergist can be of great help here. ...Read more

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How can I know if my toddler has a food allergy or IBS?

How can I know if my toddler has a food allergy or IBS?

Geet evaluated: Your pediatrician can obtain and deailed history and do laboratory teting which shiul help identify any GI problems. ...Read more

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Can OTC bee pollen for a toddler with eczema and food allergies hurt? Any help?

Can OTC bee pollen for a toddler with eczema and food allergies hurt? Any help?

It could: It depends what your child is allergic to. I would not try anything even if it is otc without talking it over with your allergist or physician. ...Read more

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What are common signs of a food allergy?

What are common signs of a food allergy?

Varied: Food allergy symptoms can be quite varied from hives, itching, swelling, eczema, trouble breathing, throat closing, coughing, wheezing, abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea. If multiple symptoms occur this is often called anaphylaxis. ...Read more

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What are signs and symptoms of food allergy in an adult?

What are signs and symptoms of food allergy in an adult?

Abdominal s/s: It could be abdominal pain, nausea vomitting or diarrhea, or asthma like symptoms, skin rash, stridor swollen lips etc. ...Read more

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Need expert help here. What are signs and symptoms of food allergy?

Food allergy symptom: In general, there are 3 ways food allergy can present. The most dramatic one that we often refer to is immediate reaction that can cause hives, nausea, vomiting, throat closing and can be life threatening. Other types of food allergy can be more subtle and present chronically like esophagitis, gastroenteritis, colitis (difficulty swallowing, abdo pain, bloody stool...) or eczema. ...Read more

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Can a child outgrow a food allergy?

Can a child outgrow a food allergy?

Yes, depends: About 20% of children will have peanut allergy resolve but only about 7% of those with nut allergy. For egg and milk, about 80% of children will have resolution around age 6. If the reaction were very severe, allergy skin tests strongly positive or allergy blood tests very high, the likelihood of resolution diminishes. ...Read more

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What are the chances of out-growing a food allergy if you started getting your allergies when you were a child?

What are the chances of out-growing a food allergy if you started getting your allergies when you were a child?

Depends: The most common food allergies are egg, milk, wheat, soy, peanut, tree nuts and fish/shell fish. Most will outgrow egg, milk, wheat and soy. Some will outgrow peanut and tree nut. Shellfish not too many outgrow. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more