Food allergy network of wisconsin

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Avatar n tn "The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network" has lots of information, most of it aimed towards kids. I just checked (it's the dot org site) and they have cookbooks as well as recipes. BTW...I'm allergic to soy and have problems both with food and topical. Soy is in lots of shampoos (not sure about baby shampoos), lotions, soaps, ink etc. I can always tell when I'm using something I shouldn't because it makes me itch like crazy...then I get a rash.
Avatar m tn It is Spring in Wisconsin the trees our polinating. About this time, I sometimes get a slightly sore throat, some nasal discharge, loose stools, pressure in my ears, neck and throat. What can be done for this? I read holding your nose sometimes helps to loosen up mucous. Any ideas? Please appreciate your suggestions.
231441 tn?1333892766 The asthma/allergy disease, as you have described it, is definitely beyond the expertise of your current doctors and should be managed by a board certified allergist with a high degree of experience with food allergy, including reduction of the risk of anaphylaxis. I strongly recommend that you consider consultation with a medical school university hospital affiliated allergist specializing in food allergy.
Avatar f tn Is there an age you have to be to be approved for food stamps ?... How can I apply?
1530342 tn?1405016490 MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Wisconsin's Republican-controlled state Assembly, over opposition from the powerful business lobby, passed a bill on a bipartisan vote Wednesday that would allow dentists to charge more for certain services by forcing changes in existing private contracts.
Avatar n tn Refer to your plan documents for this feature. Lots of times the amount is double for out of network providers. AND if the doctors dont participate then they can balance bill you the difference between the allowable and what they charge. Hope this helps.
Avatar f tn Hi Again, I don't have any information on the Milwaukee Pain Clinic at Children's Hospital. I do know the the University of Wisconsin Hospital Network/System are respected facilies, on the cutting edge of medications and treatments. I wish you the best in your search.
Avatar n tn We moved to Texas when I was just two or three years of age. My two sisters were born and raised in Texas. My paternal cousins were born and raised in Wisconsin and in Texas. We all have asthma, but only mine has been disabling. I had exercise-induced asthma until young adult-hood. Since then I have had only allergy-induced asthma. Mainly, it's stuff that blows on the wind such as mold, grass, weed, and tree pollen.
Avatar n tn Lookout for milk hidden in certain products, like candy bars, and processed foods. You can check out the food allergy network for products that are milk free. I wonder if the diarrhea your baby is having is normal. Infants, especially breastfed infants, have very frequent bowel movements. I couldn't change diapers fast enough. If there is no blood present, then I wouldn't worry too much. If you are still concerned, you could have your pediatrition run an analysis on a stool sample.
Avatar n tn As allergic reactions are IgE mediated, blood tests will show increase in these levels secondary to a food allergy. The problem with the food allergy testing is sometimes the amount of food they challenge with may be not sufficient to elicit any allergic reactions. When such food is consumed in large quantities can elicit allergic reaction in the form of hives, redness of skin, itching etc. You need to note down such food also in your diary and avoid the intake in future.
Avatar n tn Later I went for allergy test and found that i was having maximum level of allergy from shrimp which I had taken in food.
Avatar f tn Up to 20% of the population perceive themselves as suffering from food allergy but only 1-2% of adults have genuine food allergies. The most common culprits are peanuts, milk, eggs, soya and shellfish. You will have to observe if repeated consumption is causing this problem. However, the diagnosis of allergy is difficult to prove or refute. Clinical suspicion and trial of elimination diets are used. An allergy specialist might be able to help you.
Avatar f tn You can get skin tested by an allergist pricing you with an actual piece of the onion. Also, I read that oftentimes cooked onion is ok but not raw.
Avatar n tn No facial numbness but extreme dizziness and breathing difficulty. I have an epipen but have never used it. Does anyone know of a common allergy to food additives or preservatives. I have to eat out a good bit for my business and am getting very nervous about eating in restaurants. How can I narrow down what is causing these problems?
Avatar m tn my wife has been diagnosed with a type of food allergy, where grains are the culpret,so far she has narrowed it down to mostly wheat products,she has started to watch her glutin intake. But there has to be something else that can be done,she recently turned 41, the effects are sinus,both stuffy,and runny,also her tounge will at times swell,and become very raw and sore,any advice will be appriciated. g.
Avatar n tn Well, if you find that your tongue is sensitive to these fruits, then it could be due to the pollen in them. Kiwi allergy is due to the birch pollen allergy. Orange allergy is also due to the allergy to orange rind. The only thing that can help you is avoid these food items. Is it that you are sensitive to fresh fruits or are you sensitive to food ingredients too as in sauces, jams , juices etc. “As mentioned, the Birch pollen-Apple oral Allergy Syndrome is commonly seen in the UK.
994004 tn?1249932207 I am having a hard time finding food that does not negativly affect my body.Does anyone know the best food to eat and the ones to stay away from?
976589 tn?1255609465 I have a dry patch of skin on my left arm. I think I have a food allergy, but not sure. I've been unable to pinpoint exactly which foods cause a more severe rash. Could this be eczema?
Avatar n tn It might not be a food allergy. It can be an infection of the anogenital area. Try tab ofloxacin 200 mg twice daily and tablet ornidazole 500 mag twice daily for 5 days.
1938479 tn?1325705620 The experts in a allergy and immunology center, can provide you with a overview of allergy testing and skin testing. That can help you identify what you you might be allergic too in a safe an controlled environment. If your allergic to something or you think you might me or if you are just wondering what you might me allergic too.
404682 tn?1324579818 m wondering if it could be a food allergy? I am feeding him IAMS puppy food and have been thinking about switching to something all natural. Any ideas?
Avatar f tn Has anyone had a food allergy to anything they normally ate in the past if so how long did the blotchy need last?
Avatar n tn Hi, welcome to the forum, it typically suggests allergic rhinitis which is exaggerated or precipitated due to ketchup as a form of food allergy. One can be allergic to particular food types. The other common existing food allergens are Peanut flour, peanut butter, powdered egg white, Powdered/fresh milk Soy milk, soy flour Wheat breads, flour etc.