Respiratory Tract Allergies in Children

I was quoted in an article posted in the Indianapolis Recorder. I was asked a number of questions about respiratory tract allergy in children. Check it out. FEL 4-10-2014

April 10, 2014 · fleickly · No Comments
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Allergy Myth Information

When I began this website, I had in mind that I would use it to share perspectives and ‘pet peeves’. I have been more with the former versus the later. Now for a change of pace. One of my big pet peeves is myth information. That term is significantly different from mis-information. The use of […]

September 27, 2012 · fleickly · No Comments
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Skin Testing for Aeroallergens

Position Paper: Practical guide to skin prick tests in allergy to aeroallergens I was alerted to this article by my partner Dr. Vitalpur. It comes from Allergy (European Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology) 2011 . The purpose of the article was to provide ‘pocket guidelines’ from a consensus report regarding the use of allergy skin […]

November 30, 2011 · fleickly · No Comments
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Does allergic rhinitis exist in infancy?

Does the baby have ‘allergies’? How often has this question been asked? Better yet, how often are infants and young children subjected to extensive/ expensive testing and related therapies based on the idea that they are struggling with nasal allergy? This is a common concern and a common diagnosis. I am not sure it is […]

January 15, 2011 · fleickly · No Comments
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Ragweed Day- August 15th, 2010

Today is Ragweed Day- I am not sure where this originated, but August 15th is the official start of Ragweed season. I am not much for predictions, however this has been quite a year for nature. The Indianapolis Star noted that Indiana will once again have a great harvest of its crops this year. On […]

August 15, 2010 · fleickly · No Comments
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The Allergic March- Children who start with Atopic Dermatitis and go on to have Asthma and Allergic Rhinitis

Redefining who goes on the Atopic March Does improvement management of atopic dermatitis influence the appearance of respiratory allergic diseases? A follow-up study. Clinical and Molecular Allergy 2010 8:8 Published June 30, 2010. Authors- G Ricci, A Patrizi, A Giannetti, A Dondi, B Bendandi, and M Masi. Background and purpose of the study Atopic dermatitis […]

July 8, 2010 · fleickly · No Comments
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