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21/09/2016

About Immunodeficiency

Immunodeficiency is a state in which the human immune system is weakened or totally incapable of facing different microbes that attack it. The child maybe unable to benefit from the protective effect of some vaccines and even develop illness or major complications with it. Immunodeficiency may be acquired, such as cases of chronic disease or […]

21/09/2016

About Food Allergy

A food allergy is an exaggerated immune response triggered by eggs, peanuts, milk, or some other specific food. The immune system in this case is behaving as if the food protein is a harmful, such as a microbe. The cause of food allergies is related to your body making a type of allergy-producing substance called […]

21/09/2016

About Eczema

Eczema is the occurrence of dry and itchy skin patches. Its caused by inflammation in the skin layers. It can be of different types, some are allergic. It can occasionally get infected. It is most common in infants. People with eczema often have asthma or hay fever too. There is often a family history of […]

21/09/2016

About Allergic Rhinitis

These are a collection of symptoms, mostly in the nose and eyes, which occur when you breathe in something you are allergic to, such as dust, dander, or pollen. The symptoms maybe persistent or periodic. Symptoms are mostly caused by Histamine release. Symptoms that occur shortly after you come into contact with the substance you […]

21/09/2016

About Asthma

Asthma is a condition that affects the air passages of the lungs. It is a two-step problem: When a person has asthma, the air passages are inflamed, which means that the airways are red and swollen. Inflammation of the air passages makes them over extra-sensitive to a number of different things that can “trigger,” or […]

21/09/2016

Allergy & Types

Allergy is defined as an abnormal reaction of the body to a previously encountered allergen introduced by inhalation, ingestion, injection, or skin contact. Often manifested by itchy eyes, runny nose, wheezing, skin rash or vomiting. Examples include allergy to pollen, foods and drugs. Occasionally the reaction can be severe and life threatening. This is termed […]

21/09/2016

Frequent questions

Should I stop eating a food if I think I’m allergic to it? Removing a food from your diet can leave you with an unbalanced diet, which may cause other health problems. Seek a doctor for assistance before making significant changes in your diet. What is the best treatment for a food allergy reaction? Epinephrine, […]

21/09/2016

Food labeling

One of the most important challenges for individuals and children with food allergy is identifying the hidden components of foods to avoid. This needs careful reading of the food labels. It a skill to learn for most people. It can be sometimes difficult because the labels are not very clear. Or if the allergy causing […]

21/09/2016

The Emergency

The most important allergic emergency is Anaphylaxis. This may happen if your child has a food to which he/she is allergic. This is usually taken by mistake. In this case its most important to us the Epinephrine Pen. It’s the only emergency medicine that is known to save lives if used in the early stage […]

21/09/2016

Allergy at Home

Some people suffer from allergies all year round, and for many years. These people need to take special care of their home environment to reduce exposure and so have less symptoms. The commonest home allergens include food, dust mites, mold, and cockroach. Food allergy is especially difficult as it requires knowing the hidden sources of […]