Q: My family often eats vegan foods, which fit well with our 12-year-old’s dairy allergy. However, when we ate new… Read more »
Do Antacids or Alcohol Trigger Shellfish Allergy in Adults?
Q: On TV, a doctor said the “main theory” of why people develop shellfish allergy in adulthood relates to use… Read more »
Are Ant Traps Containing Peanut a Concern Around an Allergic Child?
Q: Do people managing peanut allergy need to worry about ant traps containing peanut or peanut butter around an allergic… Read more »
Should You Lie Down During An Anaphylactic Reaction?
Q: I’ve read that you’re supposed have a person lie down in an anaphylactic reaction after giving epinephrine. Why is… Read more »
Does the Drug Used in Anesthesia Contain Egg and Soy?
Q: Our teenage daughter with egg and soy allergies has to have surgery. I’ve been told that the drug propofol… Read more »
Can You Be Allergic to Some Types of Fish and Not Others?
Q: When I was 10, I broke out in hives while eating a tuna sandwich. I was tested and diagnosed… Read more »
Did Mom Over-React When She Gave Her Child an Epi Injection?
Q: My 12-year-old (egg and peanut allergies) recently experienced full body hives, coughing and a swollen eye after eating out.… Read more »
How Reliable are Oral Food Challenge Results?
Q: My son is 16, with multiple food allergies since he was a toddler. Over the years, he’s had four… Read more »
Is Garlic Allergy Becoming Common in North America?
Q: I have severe allergic reactions to all of the onion family including garlic, cooked or raw. I’ve since met others… Read more »
Is It Safe For Those With a Soy Allergy To Consume Soy Lecithin?
Q: Following a severe reaction to a product containing soy protein, our 13-year-old was officially diagnosed with a soy allergy.… Read more »