Testing Limits: Epi Pen

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Cashew Allergy Advice

K.J. asks from St. Louis

I recently found out that my 16 month old son has a cashew allergy. My husband and I don't have any allergies so this is all new to us. Any recommendations on what ...


4 Year Old with Diabetes

R.C. asks from Boston

My grandson has just been diagnosed with diabetes, like last night in the hospital. He had been tons of fluids, peeing it all out, didn't want to eat. Parents brought...


Seeking Moms Who've Dealt with Milk and Egg Allergies in Children

A.H. asks from Atlanta

I took my 11 month old boy to an allergist this morning for skin testing and it turns out he's allergic to milk, eggs and peanuts. Peanuts I can deal with because my ...


Peanut Allergy Question

J.R. asks from New York

My sixteen month old daughter is allergic to peanuts, milk and wheat. My question is in regards to the peanut allergy. I know sunflower seeds are completely off lim...


Skinny Kid with Terrible Allergies

J.C. asks from Dallas

My youngest, 4, has severe allergies to all dairy, peanut and soy. he is barely 30 pounds and i am desperately trying to find a way to put some "meat on his bones" hi...


Question for Parents with Kids with Food Allergies...

J.G. asks from Rockford

My daughter, who has no food allergies, has a little friend who she wants to have over for a playdate or sleepover soon that has food allergies. She has a few, but th...


Peanut Allergies.....Sometimes???

C.J. asks from Dallas

Here's the scoop.... My 18 month old broke out into hives, his eyes became swollen and his nose began running profusely after snacking on a small piece of a graham...


Nut Allergy

A.M. asks from Los Angeles

I recently found out my 2-year-old son is allergic to several different types of nuts. Does anyone have any advice on where I could buy him healthy nut-free foods, wh...


One Child with and One Child Without Severe Egg/dairy Allergies -- Advice??

S.S. asks from Denver

We just found out this week that our 4.5 month old daughter has severe egg and dairy allergies. The allergist recommended removing all dairy, egg, nuts, fish, and so...


1 Year Old W/ Food Allergies.

K.S. asks from St. Louis

Hi moms. I need some information and maybe even some reassurance. When I thought about weaning my son, Jack, at 6 months he ended up in the ER. He had eaten less t...