Food Allergies

Allergy Skin Prick Test: What’s It Like? – Health Article

If your child has an upcoming allergy skin prick test, you may be wondering what is involved. After all, you were informed that you could be in the allergy clinic for a couple of hours. So what exactly happens during this test? What is an Allergy Skin Prick Test? First, let’s describe what it is. During an allergy skin prick test, also called a puncture or scratch test, a tiny amount of the suspected allergen is placed under the skin…

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Tinleigh Is Living the Allergy Life – Health Article

A lot’s happened since I last wrote about our family’s experience with eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), Life with EoE Times Three, on Cincinnati Children’s blog! I’d like to give an update on my 7-year-old daughter, Tinleigh, because she’s living the allergy Life. She’s reaching new milestones. She’s now in 1st grade, celebrated her 7th birthday, and  even eats lunch in the school’s cafeteria! Those sound like pretty typical milestone for most kids. But for a child with severe food allergies and…

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