Teodora Frankic

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Introduction Food allergy most often begins in the first 1 to 2 years of life with the process of sensitization, by which the immune system responds to specific food proteins. Symptoms of a food allergy reaction commonly involve localized hives and worsening eczema, with moderateto-severe atopic dermatitis a frequent comorbid condition of food allergy.(More)
Background The pediatrician plays an important role in contributing to the management of children with food allergies. Antihistamine drugs are used to control or alleviate the allergy symptoms like, skin rash or hives and breathing difficulties, by counteracting the effects of histamine. Dexamethasone is a potent corticosteroid and it acts as an(More)
Methods and materials The sample included 40 primary care pediatricians from Sarajevo during last ten years 2000-2010; 95% of the respondents reported providing care for strawberry allergic children patients. The specific criteria used to diagnose food allergy may therefore have a significant impact on the results of these studies, especially those used to(More)
Background Peanut butter is known as a healthy food . It is a type one hypersensitivity reaction to dietary substances from peanuts causing an overreaction of the immune system which in a small percentage of children may lead to severe physical symptoms. Peanut allergy is one of the most common causes of anaphylaxis, a pediatrics medical emergency that(More)
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