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Food allergy week #3 – diagnosing food allergy – Don't Forget the Bubbles

Brayden is a 3 year old boy who has been referred to your clinic following one occasion where he developed some facial swelling and wheeze after ingesting peanuts. Brayden sounds like he may have a food allergy to peanuts. But how do we actually make the diagnosis?  
dontforgetthebubbles.com
over 4 years ago
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Food allergy week #4 – management of food allergy in infants – Don't Forget the Bubbles

Brayden is a 3 year old boy who has been referred to your clinic following one occasion where he developed some facial swelling and wheeze after ingesting peanuts. Brayden’s allergy has been confirmed on skin prick testing. Brayden’s mum is pregnant, and is wondering how to prevent her second child from having a food allergy.  
dontforgetthebubbles.com
over 4 years ago
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Lab Case 68

A 2 year old boy is brought in to your ED by his mum who complains that her child has been drowsy and irritable for the past two days. He has multiple allergies and cannot take any dairy products due to rashes and diarrhoea. She has been using other milk substitutes to feed her child.  
emergucate.com
over 4 years ago
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EMA Starts Safety Review of Fusafungine Nasal, Mouth Sprays

The review was prompted by reports of an increase in serious allergic reactions including anaphylactic reactions in children and adults.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Furry Pets 'Enrich' Gut Bacteria of Infants at Risk for Allergies

In a small, preliminary study, infants in households with furry pets were found to share some of the animals' gut bacteria - possibly explaining why early animal exposure may protect against some allergies, researchers say.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Allergic Rhinitis and Dust Mite Allergy: Current and Emerging Therapies CME

This activity is intended for allergists, primary care providers, pediatricians, nurses, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants who manage or are involved in the care of patients with allergies.  
medscape.org
over 4 years ago
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Sustained Rigors and Fever in Filgrastim Hypersensitivity

Learn from this case study of a 36-year-old man who presented to an emergency room with fever, fatigue, and severe rectal pain.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Perinatal Probiotics to Prevent Allergy Related Disease

Can maternal probiotic supplementation during pregnancy help prevent atopic dermatitis and other allergy-related diseases in offspring?  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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General Mills Recalls 1.8 mln Boxes of Gluten-free Cheerios

General Mills Inc is recalling 1.8 million boxes of gluten-free Cheerios cereal because they may contain wheat, which can cause adverse reactions in people with gluten allergies.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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SGEM#131: Gimme Some Antibiotics for Uncomplicated Skin Infections

Case: A 26-year-old male presents to your emergency department with complaints of a painful, reddened area on his right arm. He has no significant past medical history, surgical history, or social history, but reports that he has an allergic reaction to penicillin and cephalosporin antibiotics.  
thesgem.com
over 4 years ago
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Rare but Serious Injuries With Epinephrine Autoinjectors

Seventeen children in whom an EpiPen epinephrine autoinjector was used in response to an allergic reaction experienced preventible leg lacerations, and four needles were lodged in children's limbs.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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A rash starting on the palms and soles

A 23 year old man presented with a rash eight weeks after emigrating to the United States. One week after immigration he had a sore throat, dysphagia, and mild subjective fevers, which resolved in 10 days. Two weeks later, he developed a papular eruption starting on his hands and feet. He had no arthralgia, myalgia, or systemic symptoms. He took no drugs, had no allergies, no family history of skin eruptions, and no close contacts with a similar rash.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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A rash starting on the palms and soles

A 23 year old man presented with a rash eight weeks after emigrating to the United States. One week after immigration he had a sore throat, dysphagia, and mild subjective fevers, which resolved in 10 days. Two weeks later, he developed a papular eruption starting on his hands and feet. He had no arthralgia, myalgia, or systemic symptoms. He took no drugs, had no allergies, no family history of skin eruptions, and no close contacts with a similar rash.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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A rash starting on the palms and soles

A 23 year old man presented with a rash eight weeks after emigrating to the United States. One week after immigration he had a sore throat, dysphagia, and mild subjective fevers, which resolved in 10 days. Two weeks later, he developed a papular eruption starting on his hands and feet. He had no arthralgia, myalgia, or systemic symptoms. He took no drugs, had no allergies, no family history of skin eruptions, and no close contacts with a similar rash.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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A rash starting on the palms and soles

A 23 year old man presented with a rash eight weeks after emigrating to the United States. One week after immigration he had a sore throat, dysphagia, and mild subjective fevers, which resolved in 10 days. Two weeks later, he developed a papular eruption starting on his hands and feet. He had no arthralgia, myalgia, or systemic symptoms. He took no drugs, had no allergies, no family history of skin eruptions, and no close contacts with a similar rash.  
feeds.bmj.com
over 4 years ago
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EpiPen Supply in Schools Not Enough Without Training

One in five people with anaphylaxis have no known allergies, so epinephrine autoinjectors should be kept in stock at all times, and school staff should be trained to use them, researchers said.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (ACAAI) 2015 Annual Scientific Meeting: Read clinically focused news coverage of key developments from ACAAI 2015.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago
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Adverse Reaction to Aspirin Often Misdiagnosed as Allergy

Many physicians erroneously label adverse reactions to aspirin as allergic, depriving cardiology patients of access to cost-effective therapy.  
medscape.com
over 4 years ago