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Lancaster Youth Copes with Rare Medical Condition

"When Mike Dube was 3, his doctors thought he had a wide range of food allergies.

It wasn't until he was 8 that he was diagnosed with eosinophilic esophagitis, a condition that prevents him from eating most foods because his white blood cells mistake food for a virus.


Last summer, he was also diagnosed with Crohn's disease of the esophagus, an inflammatory disease."

Read more about how this teenager copes with severe food allergy: http://www.sentinelandenterpri...dition#ixzz2K3NVV21i

Kids With Food Allergies (KFA) is a division of the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA). AAFA is the largest and oldest nonprofit patient organization dedicated to asthma and allergies. KFA educates families and communities with practical food allergy management strategies to save lives and improve the quality of life for children and their families. Our online community includes public blogs. To post a comment, you will need to register or sign in. Registered members have access to additional specialized support forums for food allergies. Registration is free!

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