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Do Allergies Cause Asthma?
Allergies don't cause asthma, but kids who have allergies are more likely to get asthma.
Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES)
Food protein induced enterocolitis syndrome, also called FPIES, is a type of delayed food allergy. Someone with FPIES must avoid the foods that might trigger a reaction.
Some people have allergic reactions to penicillin or other antibiotics in the penicillin family. Someone who is allergic to penicillin must avoid all antibiotics in the penicillin family.
Pollen-Food Allergy Syndrome
Pollen-food allergy syndrome happens when someone with a pollen allergy eats certain foods. It only affects the lips, mouth, and throat.
Blood Test: Allergen-Specific Immunoglobulin E (IgE)
This blood test can check for some kinds of allergies.
Blood Test: Immunoglobulin E (IgE)
The immunoglobulin E (IgE) blood test is often done as part of an initial screen for allergies. High IgE levels also may indicate a parasitic infection.
What Is Skin Testing for Allergies?
A scratch or skin prick test is a common way doctors find out more about a person's allergies.
5 Ways to Prepare for an Allergy Emergency
Being prepared for an allergy emergency will help you, your child, and other caregivers respond in the event of a serious reaction.
Serious Allergic Reactions (Anaphylaxis)
Kids with severe allergies can be at risk for a sudden, serious allergic reaction called anaphylaxis. The good news is that when treated properly, anaphylaxis can be managed.