Category: Allergic reaction

Tis’ the Season for “Margarita” Rash?

March 20th, 2024
Handling certain foods like limes and then going into the sun, may cause an itchy rash or sunburn on areas of the body that the citrus juice has touched. Photocontact Dermatitis The condition is called photocontact dermatitis and it can be caused by a… more »

Adult Onset Allergies Affect Millions

March 9th, 2022
  You used to love ordering crab cakes for dinner, but now eating crab makes you break out in hives. Researchers don’t know for sure why some people become allergic to certain foods after adulthood, but there are several theories about triggers.   T… more »

Introducing Eggs to Young Children Could Help Reduce Allergy Risk

November 17th, 2021
  New research suggests feeding eggs to infants could reduce their risk of developing an egg allergy later on.     New Egg Allergy Study   For the study, researchers analyzed U.S. government data from more than 2,200 parents who were surveyed about… more »

Milk Overtaking Nuts as Common Children’s Food Allergy

April 28th, 2021
  A new study shows that severe allergy symptoms in children were most often linked to milk, rather than peanuts or tree nuts.   Milk Allergy Rises in Children   The rate of children hospitalized for food induced anaphylaxis rose by 25 percent fro… more »

Sesame Allergy Greater Than Scientists Believed

August 14th, 2019
  A new study says 1.5 million children and adults in the United States have a sesame allergy. That’s a greater number than previously estimated, making it the ninth most common allergy.   Sesame Allergy on the Rise   In the U.S. the top allergens… more »