Navigation Links
Severe Eczema Linked to Lasting Milk, Egg Allergy in Kids
Date:3/20/2011

SATURDAY, March 19 (HealthDay News) -- Children with more severe cases of the skin condition known as eczema are less likely than others to outgrow their milk or egg allergy, the results of a new study suggest.

Unlike peanut or seafood allergies, children often outgrow allergies to egg and milk, according to a team of researchers from Duke University Medical Center, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, National Jewish Health Center, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, and the University of Arkansas Medical School.

The study included more than 500 children, aged 3 months to 15 months, with egg or milk allergy. They were assessed for eczema and categorized as "none-mild" or "moderate-severe." Eczema, also often called atopic dermatitis, usually takes the form of swollen, irritated, itchy skin.

During two years of follow-up, milk allergy was outgrown by 46 percent of children with none-mild eczema at enrollment, compared with 25 percent of those with moderate-severe eczema, the investigators found.

The study also found that 39 percent of children with none-mild eczema outgrew their egg allergy, compared with 21 percent of those with moderate-severe eczema.

The study was scheduled for presentation Saturday at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI), in San Francisco.

"These findings will help clinicians caring for infants with eczema and milk or egg allergy, and provide more accurate advice to parents about the likely course of their child's milk or egg allergy," study author Dr. Robert A. Wood, chief of pediatric allergy and immunology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, said in an AAAAI news release.

Because this study was presented at a medical meeting, the findings should be viewed as preliminary until they are published in a peer-reviewed journal.

More information

The U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has more about food allergy.

-- Robert Preidt

SOURCE: American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology, news release, March 19, 2011


'/>"/>
Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Related medicine news :

1. Newer antimalarials more effective than quinine against severe malaria
2. NASA and other satellites keeping busy with this weeks severe weather
3. Severe Bunions Take Toll on Quality of Life
4. Effectiveness of wastewater treatment may be damaged during a severe flu pandemic
5. For Severe Sinusitis, Oral Steroids an Option, Study Says
6. Severe Heart Attack No More Deadly to Women Than Men
7. Anti-clotting agent does not improve outcomes of patients with severe pneumonia
8. TV Reporters Severe Migraine Mimicked a Stroke
9. Fluctuating Hormones Linked to More Severe Bipolar Symptoms
10. Weight Guidelines May Be High for Severely Obese Moms-to-Be
11. Fetal Surgery Could Boost Outcomes in Severe Spina Bifida
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
Severe Eczema Linked to Lasting Milk, Egg Allergy in Kids
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... 20, 2017 , ... Caduceus International Publishing (CIP), a leading ... new online course entitled Personal & Community Health for the Fall ... achieving optimal well-being and teaches students how to apply them in their everyday ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... , ... June 20, 2017 , ... ... contending that the introduction of school choice can promote economic development in economically ... school that has, according to the report, contributed to the economic development of ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... , ... June 20, 2017 , ... Leading dental clinicians, ... imaging technology with the VATECH PaX-i and Anatomage systems. With advanced digital images and ... they can place dental implants precisely and restore oral health for those who are ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... ... 20, 2017 , ... New, state-of-the-art magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) ... with advanced capabilities for diagnosing and treating disease. , Jefferson’s Siemens Magnetom ... get a more accurate look inside the patient’s body. The new scanner was ...
(Date:6/20/2017)... Lauderdale, FL (PRWEB) , ... June 20, 2017 , ... ... a new scrub collection featuring seven new products designed to create tailored looks and ... mixture of polyester and cotton easy care stretch twill. , With trendy looks hitting ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/19/2017)... , June 19, 2017  Researchers from DRUGSCAN ... that they will host a live, complimentary webinar titled, ... the benchtop to the real world" on Wednesday June ... This webinar will feature interviews with ... look into the manipulation techniques abusers use to prepare ...
(Date:6/14/2017)... 2017  In 2016, Embodied Labs took ... competition and came away with $25,000 in seed-fund investment. ... Forbes as "entering the life of another" and by ... "empathy to medical professionals in an entirely new dimension." ... a finalist for the Department of Education,s EdSimChallenge, where ...
(Date:6/9/2017)... , June 9, 2017 AirXpanders, Inc. ... focused on the design, manufacture, sale and distribution of ... on the progress of its commercial roll-out in ... available in more than one hundred (100) medical institutions ... AeroForm offers a needle-free alternative for women who ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: