Peanut Allergy and Asthma

All too often, the sensational makes the media and the response or rebuttal is never reported or buried somewhere. The report that children with asthma may have undiagnosed peanut sensitivity hit the news this week. This was a presentation at the American Thorasic Society meeting. The study was from Mercy Children’s Hospital in Toledo, Ohio. […]

May 21, 2015 · fleickly · No Comments
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Swimming and Asthma

All too often I hear in my allergy/asthma clinic about how a swimming pool affects the child’s breathing. The assumption is that the chlorine or mold is aggravating the respiratory tract. All too often the evaluation for mold allergy is negative and we would consider chlorine as a possible irritant for the inflamed, hyper-reactive airways. […]

May 23, 2011 · fleickly · 2 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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Increased Asthma Frequency and Asthma Severity in Children: The Asssociation with Atopy

Asthmatic children with atopy have more frequent and more severe virus-induced illnesses. During a career you hear many words of wisdom from your mentors who are with you seeing children in the office and from meetings, curbside conversations/consultations, and from the literature. The adage that allergic children get sick easier, more frequently, and have more […]

June 10, 2010 · fleickly · No Comments
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