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Allergies Q&A

Do Allergies Cause Asthma?

Allergies don't cause asthma, but kids who have allergies are more likely to get asthma.

Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES)

Food protein induced enterocolitis syndrome, also called FPIES, is a type of delayed food allergy. Someone with FPIES must avoid the foods that might trigger a reaction.

Penicillin Allergy

Some people have allergic reactions to penicillin or other antibiotics in the penicillin family. Someone who is allergic to penicillin must avoid all antibiotics in the penicillin family.

Pollen-Food Allergy Syndrome

Pollen-food allergy syndrome happens when someone with a pollen allergy eats certain foods. It only affects the lips, mouth, and throat.

What Is Skin Testing for Allergies?

A scratch or skin prick test is a common way doctors find out more about a person's allergies.