Allergies

Young girl referred for elevated IOP

Young girl referred for elevated IOP

11 hours ago   |   Healio

An 11-year-old girl presented to New England Eye Center as an urgent referral from an optometrist for elevated IOP in both eyes. At the outside practice, she reported...
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Q&A: How to distinguish between COVID-19 and allergies, sinusitis

Q&A: How to distinguish between COVID-19 and allergies, sinusitis

14 hours ago   |   Healio

Treating patients with allergy-like symptoms can be difficult during the pandemic, especially when patients show signs that resemble COVID-19. Chronic rhinosinusitis can share...
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Separating Fact from Fiction in the Diagnosis and Management of Food Allergy

1 day ago   |   The Journal of Pediatrics

E.A. is an employee of Public Health Agency of Canada. The views expressed in this article are her own and not that of PHAC. M.G. is is a consultant for Aquestive; is a member...
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Pediatric atopic dermatitis associated with chronic school absenteeism

Pediatric atopic dermatitis associated with chronic school absenteeism

1 day ago   |   Healio

Children with atopic dermatitis, but not those with psoriasis, were likely to be absent from school at least 15 days a year due to their condition, according to a study. “The...
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Better assessments needed to improve care for bullied children with food allergies

Better assessments needed to improve care for bullied children with food allergies

1 day ago   |   Healio

Children with food allergies should be assessed for bullying through multi-item inventories so their caregivers can better protect them from physical, psychological and social...
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Dr MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions 

Dr MARTIN SCURR answers your health questions 

2 days ago   |   Daily Mail

DR MARTIN SCURR: This is almost certainly chronic rhinosinusitis, where the lining of the nose and sinuses become infected or inflamed by allergy.
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Pruritis may lead to sleep disturbance, psychological distress

Pruritis may lead to sleep disturbance, psychological distress

2 days ago   |   Healio

Dermatology patients with consistent and high levels of pruritis reported frequent sleep disturbance and psychological distress, according to a study. “Sleep disturbance...
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Q&A: Proactive doctors can ensure safe Halloween for families with food allergies

Q&A: Proactive doctors can ensure safe Halloween for families with food allergies

5 days ago   |   Healio

Ghosts and goblins may be make-believe, but families with food allergies face real dangers at Halloween. Doctors can be proactive in educating families and the community about...
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Penicillin allergy intervention in primary care increases confirmatory testing referrals

Penicillin allergy intervention in primary care increases confirmatory testing referrals

6 days ago   |   Healio

An intervention involving an educational session and electronic medical record changes resulted in a mean increase of 19.6% in referrals for confirmatory testing among patients...
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IgE Ratios May Provide More Accurate Allergy Diagnosis

6 days ago   |   Medscape

A ratio approach involving total IgE, serum-specific IgE, and allergen components is interesting but may not be practical, especially in the United States. Medscape Medical News
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