Q: I have had four severe allergic reactions (wheezing, swollen eyelids, sneezing) but there was nothing common to each experience… Read more »
People: Dr. Susan Waserman
Can I Be Allergic to All Fish But One?
Q: My girlfriend has confirmed allergies to tuna, anchovies, shrimp, crab, clams and mussels. However, she can eat salmon with… Read more »
Is it Possible to be Allergic to Kiwi?
Q: I recently fed my almost-3-year-old son kiwi, and he immediately complained that his “mouth hurt.” His top lip did… Read more »
Advice on Teens who Resist Carrying Auto-Injectors
Q. My son has tree nut allergy and asthma. He’s 16, starting to date and getting confrontational about not wanting… Read more »
Who Is More Likely to Develop Food Allergies Later in Life?
Dr. Waserman shares her insight.
Allergic to Daffodils?
Q. Last year while volunteering for the Cancer Society, my teenage daughter had a reaction to the daffodils she was… Read more »
Advice on Asthma September Peak
Q. My 12-year-old son is one of the kids whose asthma peaks on the return to school. He’s fine in… Read more »
Advice on Milk and An At-Risk Infant
Q. My husband has food allergies and I have pollen allergies. My concern is for our 9-month-old son. I’m breastfeeding… Read more »
Advice on ‘Real’ Fruit Allergies
Q. I just moved to Toronto from Italy. I was considered “peach allergic” there, but here, my GP says the… Read more »