Dr. Mark P Shampain MD
Allergist and Immunologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Allergy/Immunology3131 College Heights Blvd Suite 200 Allentown PA, 18104
Dr. Mark Shampain practices Pediatric Allergy Medicine in Allentown, PA. A pediatric allergist/immunologist finds and treats allergies and immune system problems that child patients suffer from. Dr. Shampain treats the reactions caused by pet dander, pollen, dust, mold spores, insect stings, food, and medications; those reactions include asthma, hay fever, hives, eczema, or a very severe and unusual reaction called anaphylaxis.
Education and Training
Boston Univ Sch of Med, Boston Ma 1972
Boston University School of Medicine 1972
Allergy and ImmunologyAmerican Board of Allergy and ImmunologyABAI
PediatricsAmerican Board of PediatricsABP
- Hay Fever (allergic Rhinitis)
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (copd)
- Allergic Reaction
- Hives (urticaria)
- Food Allergies
- Univ Of Co Sch Of Med, Pediatric Allergy; U Hosp-Suny Hlth Sci Ctr, Pediatrics
- University of Colorado Program A
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- What Is Loratadine: Uses, Dosage, and Side Effects
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- Is Sinusitis Preventable?
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- What to Do If Your Baby Has a Milk Protein Allergy
Milk Protein AllergyOne of the most common food allergies in babies and young children is cow's milk allergy. The good news is that milk allergies are usually outgrown by babies when they turn 2 or 3 years old. Its symptoms are usually managed by consuming a dairy-free diet. Regular milk is...