Archive for October, 2009

Phadia Allergy Tests and Asthma

In today’s (October 15, 2009) Indianapolis Star there was a very nice article by Shari Rudavsky. The article ‘Breathing Easier’  focuses on an entire family that struggles with asthma. This sharing of the human experience is very important for others who have asthma. Those who struggle with asthma are not alone. We can all learn […]

October 15, 2009 · fleickly · 6 Comments
Posted in: Allergy Testing, Asthma, Phadia Allergy Tests

Egg Allergy and Influenza Vaccinations

Dr. Vitalpur and I have had many calls about the influenza vaccination (both the usual annual vaccine and the new H1N1 vaccine) and children with egg allergy. We follow a number of children who are allergic to egg. Their reactions to egg include those who; are allergy test positive only, have hives with skin contact […]

October 8, 2009 · fleickly · 6 Comments
Posted in: Allergies, Egg Allergy, Food Allergies, Immunizations

Asthma and Allergy or Just Allergies?

All during my training in allergy at Duke University and my first job as a member of the allergy section at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Michigan asthma was always considered a large part of the realm of allergy. During my time in Detroit I was privileged to be the principal investigator (Detroit site) for […]

October 1, 2009 · fleickly · 2 Comments
Posted in: Allergies, Asthma