• 14 OCT 21
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    Peanut Allergy

    Peanut Allergy Peanut allergy is the most common life-threatening food allergy in children.  It is often lifelong.  Occasionally it may be outgrown.  Children with peanut allergy often cannot stand the smell of peanut butter, may refuse to touch it, and do not want to stay around when peanut butter is being eaten. Researchers have identified

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    • 17 OCT 21
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    Nasal Polyps

    What are nasal polyps? Nasal polyps are soft fleshy swellings that grow inside the nose. They may be yellowish, grey or pink in color. Nasal polyps can vary greatly in size.     How common are nasal polyps? Nasal polyps are common. Between one and 20 out of every 1,000 people will develop nasal polyps.Nasal

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    • 16 OCT 21
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    Latex Allergy

    What is latex? Natural rubber latex is produced from the liquid of tropical rubber trees. This liquid is processed to make many household, industrial and medical rubber products. Medical products containing latex include gloves, urinary catheters, tourniquets and equipment for resuscitation.     What is latex allergy? Repeated exposure to a protein in natural latex

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    • 16 OCT 21
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    Immunodefiencies

    Immunodefiencies What are primary Immunodefiencies? Primary immunodeficiency disorders (PIDs) form a group of rare disorders that vary widely in severity. Those at the mild end of the spectrum can predispose infants and children to frequent minor infections, while the more severe ones lead to life-threatening infections.   How does patient get PIDs? Mostly these are inherited single-gene disorders

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