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Hospital - Food Allergy Education

Hospital stays - don’t assume that hospital food is safe! You need to inform hospital staff about your food allergy and ask questions just as you would at a restaurant or café.

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Food Allergy - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

Food allergy explained: what it is and how to manage

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Food Allergy - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

Food allergy occurs in around 1 in 10 infants* and in about 1 in 100 adults. The majority of food allergies in children are not severe, and will disappear with time. The most common triggers are hen's egg, cow's milk, peanuts and tree nuts.  Less common triggers include seafood, sesame, soy, fish and wheat.  Peanuts, tree nuts, seeds and seafood are the major triggers for life long allergies. Some food allergies can be severe, causing life threatening reactions known as anaphylaxi

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Future Food Allergy Treatments - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

Future Food Allergy Treatments

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Starting school with food allergies - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

Starting school with food allergies

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Eczema and Food Allergy » Nip Allergies in the Bub

Eczema and Food Allergy Many infants with moderate or severe eczema will also have a food allergy

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Allergy - Food Allergies and Eczema | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Is food allergy the cause of eczema? No

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Eating out - Food Allergy Education

ALWAYS carry your adrenaline autoinjector and ASCIA Action Plan with you. AlWAYS disclose your food allergy to staff. Tell them clearly that you have an allergy and do not just ask if something has milk/egg/peanut in it.

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Food Allergy Treatments - Where are we at? - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

Food Allergy Treatments - Where are we at?

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Understand Food Allergies and Anaphylaxis - Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia

short film for kids about understand food allergies and anaphylaxis

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