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Quote: Originally Posted by celia My 3 yr. old DD broke out in hives and threw up the very first time I gave her an egg. She also reacted with a skin rashes to mayonnaise- but she eats baked goods and other things with trace amounts of egg with no reaction. She was just tested and confirmed positive for an egg allergy. She also has eczema. My question is... should we try cutting out anything with any trace of egg even though these things don't cause a...
If you are looking for recipe ideas you could always check out http://www.kidswithfoodallergies.org Eggs and milk are super easy to replace in most recipes.
Quote: Originally Posted by Chinese Pistache It may seem minor, but reactions can escalate. Have you heard of the "allergy triad"? Allergies to food that manifest themselves as skin problems can lead to asthma. Even a light rash suggests that the immune system is not responding properly. Your best chance for outgrowing the allergy is to avoid the allergen, including trace amounts. : Milk allergy is not something to take lightly. Have you...
Thank you for posting this! I often wonder if I'm the only HS mom who feels like you do. Hang in there!!
One of my children has mulitple food allergies. It is my understanding that you do not inherit specific food allergies only the tendency to be allergic to something be it foods, pets, environmental, etc. I would recommend checking out the book Dealing with Food Allergies in Babies and Children by Janice Vickerstaff Joneja, PhD, RD and/or the website http://www.kidswithfoodallergies.org for good information on when to introduce specific foods to a child at high risk of...
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