October is Eczema Awareness Month

This month is recognized as Eczema Awareness Month to help boost public awareness and reduce the stigma of eczema, particularly in children since prevalence peaks in the early years. More than 30 million people in the U.S. have some form of eczema, according to a study in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. What […]

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How Do I Know If My Child Has FPIES?

What is FPIES Syndrome? Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES) is a food allergy disorder that affects the gastrointestinal tract and sometimes causes severe reactions.  It is an uncommon disorder that most often affects infants and young children...

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How-to Identify GERD Symptoms in Children

If your child has difficulty while eating, such as vomiting, gagging, coughing, trouble breathing, or heartburn, then it may be helpful to learn more about GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease. GERD is a chronic digestive disorder that occurs when the contents of...

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What is Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE)?

Eosinophilic Esophagitis, also known as EoE may be a term that you have heard in recent years due to its increase in prevalence. EoE is a chronic, inflammatory medical condition that affects the esophagus and is considered a rare disease.  Found in 1 out of 2,000...

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Can Milk Allergies Cause Eczema in a Child?

As any parent of a child with a food allergy will tell you, finding the cause of your child’s symptoms and the best ways to avoid them is key to ensuring a happy and healthy life. Of course, this is often easier said than done, as the signs of a food allergy can...

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