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Can peanut allergies go away?

My daughter is 7 years old, and she has a serious peanut allergy. She carried around an Epi-Pen, but I don't want to see her deal with this for the rest of her life. Is this...

Why are allergies worse in the spring?

My allergies are out of control in the spring. Is there anything I can do for this? Other than taking anti-histamines?

What's causing my hives?

I've been getting hives along my arms, and they have been so itchy. I'm not really sure why. Do you think these hives could be from a food allergy or something similar?

Can swimming pools cause rashes in children?

My 5 year old son visited a public swimming pool yesterday, and today he has a red rash on his face and neck. Is this likely a reaction to the chlorinated water, or something...

Do I need to go to the hospital after using an EpiPen?

I just got an EpiPen after learning I have a serious allergy to nuts, but I'm still learning how to use it. Luckily, I never had to use it yet--but if I do, would I need to go...

My son's school isn't taking his nut allergy seriously. How can I make them understand?

I've been back and forth about my son's school about what he can and cannot be around because of his nut allergy. When I talk the the principal and administration, and nurse,...

Is a dairy allergy different from lactose intolerance?

My son was diagnosed with a dairy allergy a few months ago, and when he does have milk, he usually gets rashes, nausea, stomach pains and issues breathing. I'm trying to explain...

My son's eyes get itchy and puffy around dogs. What should I do?

My son has an allergic reaction every time he is around dogs, and it causes his eyes to become red, puffy and itchy. What is the best way to help him cope with this allergy?...

Does a family practitioner test for allergy?

I think I have been suffering from a tomato allergy since I was a kid. It only happens at certain times of the year, where I get hives every time I eat something containing tomatoes....

Are there any tests to identily food allergies in kids?

My son is 4 years old and has certain food allergies already, like with dairy products and nuts. Are there any tests that I can do to identify what else he's allergic to?

Why does my child get a cough and cold when the seasons change?

My son has a cold and cough every time the season changes. This doesn't happen with anyone else in our family, and my husband and I have very few allergies. Why is this happening...

Do you recommend acupuncture for children?

My child has severe allergies and I heard acupuncture helps. But is he too young for it? He's 9 years old.

Can asthma be cured completely?

Is there a permanent cure for childhood asthma, or will my son have this for the rest of his life?

How do I treat ringworm?

I've been suffering from ringworm for the past year. I've taken treatment from my local doctor, and for some time, the infection was controlled. After some time, however, the...

Is there a cure for asthma?

I have been suffering from asthma for over 6 years now. I'm tired of having issues breathing. Is there a cure or just treatment to reduce my symptoms?

How should I increase my child's immunity after jaundice?

My son had jaundice just after he was born. Now, he's 7, and since then he has been falling sick quite often. Is there anything that I can do to boost his immunity?

Fear of local anaesthetic allergy

I am at the dentist next week to get 4 fillings. I have suddenly become extremely paranoid and worried about becoming allergic to local anaesthetic or even at worst having an...

I have Systemic Lupus, Fibromyalgia, Interstatial Cystitis, IBS and so on. What Homeopathic foods etc can I do. I am very Medication-sensitive

My symptoms are widespread pain, extreme exhaustion, Stomach issues and food allergies, mouth and nose sores along with my tongue being raw,anxiety, depression, impaired cognitive...

Why am I allergic to just soy milk and no other soy product?

I cannot tolerate soymilk. I do not have a life-threatening allergy, but when I've had it in the past, everything from my lips down my throat becomes swollen and itchy. However,...

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