Though sesame allergies affect less than 1% of the United States’ population, somewhere between 300,000 and 500,000 people in the U.S. are allergic to sesame. According to allergists, many more people are afflicted in the U.S. today than a decade or two ago. The most common symptom associated with sesame allergy is hives, with hives, [...]
Autism and autism spectrum disorder involve impairments in communication and social interaction and are thought to result from abnormal brain development. This type of abnormal brain development is most likely due to a combination of genetic and environmental factors. The rate of autism diagnosis has increased significantly since 1980, as has the diagnosis of asthma. [...]
Understanding Food Allergy by The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases .
How Immune Pathways Contribute to Asthma, a video by The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).
A document by the FDA on Allergy relief for children. [slideshare id=58228410&doc=allergieskidsdrsummitshah-160213175305&type=d]
A document by the the FDA uploaded by Dr. Summit Shah on reducing the risks of food allergies. [slideshare id=58227869&doc=foodallergens0109-160213172708&type=d]
Immunodeficiency can be the cause of recurrent infections of the lungs, sinuses, ears, nose and throat. These symptoms are a common clinical presentation of patients that are referred to an Allergist/ Immunologist for evaluation. In most cases these infections turn out to be due to a respiratory allergy or simple frequent infection. However, in a [...]
Pet Allergies Dr Shah Yes you can be allergic to your pet. Roughly 15-20% of people are allergic to animals.Most of the allergies are to the pets dander, which are scales of old skin. Cats are the most common culprit of allergies. Symptoms of an animal allergy can include, red, itchy, watery eyes [...]
Pill Allergy, ,Dr Summit Shah Yes you can be allergic to your medication. Medication allergy symptoms can range from mild to life threatening. The mild symptoms include, hives, skin rash, itchy skin or eyes, congestion and swelling of mouth and throat. A more severe reaction called "Anaphylaxis" may include difficulty breathing, blueness of [...]
An Allergist administers allergy tests starting with IgE skin tests. This test is relatively painless. A very small amount of an allergen is put in your skin by making a small prick on the surface of your skin. If you have allergies the area will swell and look and feel like a mosquito bite. The [...]