Tagged With "Ask the Allergist"

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Navigating the Holidays with Food Allergies

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Presented by Kids With Food Allergies Foundation: Two allergists share their own families' stories about dealing with food allergies during the holiday season. Learn new strategies and tips on how to keep your children safe from unsafe food. ...
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AAFA’s Ask the Allergist: Can a Child With a Sunflower Seed Allergy Have Sunflower Oil?

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Q: My son is allergic to sunflower seeds. Without having tried it, would he be also allergic to sunflower oil?
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AAFA’s Ask the Allergist: Can a Child With a Tree Nut Allergy Touch Acorns?

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Q: If a child is allergic to tree nuts, are they able to touch acorns? Are they just avoided to be safe or are they causes of allergic reactions?
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Ask the Allergist: How Do I Know If My Child Is Developing a Peanut Allergy?

Kids With Food Allergies ·
My 3-year-old has been vomiting, gagging or spitting up after consumption of peanut-containing products. He’s had licks of peanut butter and small amounts of peanut butter crackers at 1-2 years of age. He’s just recently started vomiting. I’m worried he’s developed a peanut allergy now and have questions. Read the response from an allergist.
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AAFA’s Ask the Allergist: Are Cast Iron Pans Safe for Food Allergies?

Kids With Food Allergies ·
Q: Can cast iron pans that have had allergens cooked on them be cleaned in a way to make them safe to use, especially in a restaurants?
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Re: AAFA’s Ask the Allergist: Are Cast Iron Pans Safe for Food Allergies?

StephC ·
We use cast iron daily, and sometimes cook dairy and eggs in them (two of my 13 year old son's allergens.) Washing cast iron with soap and water automatically requires heat-drying and wiping with an oil once cooled. We do this daily; it's not technically "reseasoning;" it's just proper rust prevention. My family has done this since my childhood; I'm 47. I still use one of my father's skillets. Even if a pan totally rusts over, a simple scrubbing in soap and water with steel wool removes the...
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