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Effective therapy of childhood atopic dermatitis allays food allergy concerns.

November 6th, 2007 · No Comments

Thompson MM, Hanifin JM.
Department of Dermatology, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon 97239-3098, USA.
BACKGROUND: Roughly one third of children with atopic dermatitis (AD) have IgE-mediated food allergy. Most parents and pediatricians assume foods also cause the eczema, a focus that diverts proper skin therapy and has negative outcomes including nutritional deficiency, costly referrals, and [...]

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Eczema and Food Allergy

September 26th, 2007 · No Comments

An overemphasis on food allergies is one of the major causes of frustration and suffering for people with eczema, especially Atopic eczema. There are countless reports of various foods causing a flare of eczema. There are also countless stories where avoiding a specific food has resulted in clearing eczema.
What is not so often published are [...]

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