Assuming diet is required, the following results were found.


Eosinophilic oesophagitis

egg seem to be the most common triggers. Some researchers have found that people benefit if these foods are removed from the diet. Others have found that symptoms appear only during springtime when people are exposed to pollens. Who treats this...

ASCIA Dietary avoidance for food allergy

A general information sheet about dietary avoidance and a range of diet sheets for 9 of the most common food allergens have been developed by ASCIA. The ASCIA diet sheet – general information should be printed in conjunction with the appropriate ASCIA...

ASCIA Dietary avoidance - cow’s milk protein (dairy) allergy

The ASCIA diet sheet – general information should be printed in conjunction with the ASCIA diet sheet for cow’s milk protein (dairy) and soy allergy. ASCIA PCC Dietary avoidance general information 2014 308.93 KB ASCIA PCC Dietary avoidance cows milk...

ASCIA Guidelines - Infant feeding and allergy prevention

as severe eczema or food allergy), you should discuss what specific measures might be useful with your doctor. Maternal diet during pregnancy and breastfeeding ASCIA recommends a healthy balanced diet, rich in fibre, vegetables and fruit. This provides...

Cow's milk (dairy) allergy

and/or clinical immunology/allergy specialist. This usually involves excluding cow’s milk and other dairy foods from the diet for a trial period of 1 – 4 weeks to check for a clear improvement. A planned reintroduction of cow’s milk and other dairy...

Allergic and toxic reactions to seafood

and Toxic Reactions to Seafood 2014 264.8 KB Seafood allergy occurs most commonly where seafood is an important part of the diet, such as in Asia and Scandinavia. Some conditions caused by toxins or parasites in seafood can resemble allergic reactions...

Food intolerance

doctor to: 1. Make a diagnosis (such as migraines, hives, irritable bowel, recurrent mouth ulcers); 2. Determine whether dietary (or other) factors play an aggravating role; 3. Identify individual triggers to be avoided. Natural substances in foods can...

FPIES Dietary Guide

Dietary Guide for introducing complementary foods to children with food protein-induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES) ASCIA PCC Dietary Guide FPIES 2018 318.55 KB This diet sheet should be read in conjunction with the ASCIA FPIES fact sheet:...

Peanut, tree nut and seed allergy

at times expensive treatments, and delay more effective therapy. Sometimes harmful therapy may result, such as unnecessary dietary avoidance and risk of malnutrition, particularly in children. Information on these methods is available on the ASCIA...

Hives (urticaria)

Recurrent courses of cortisone/steroid tablets need to be avoided due to a significant risk of side effects. Special diets appear to have a limited role to play in the management of hives. Unfortunately, it is difficult to predict who will or will not...

Introducing Foods and Allergy Prevention

such as ½ teaspoon the next time. Continue to give the foods to your baby regularly (twice weekly) as part of a varied diet, to maintain tolerance. Trying a food and then not giving it regularly may result in food allergy development. Even if you follow...

Allergy Testing

These tests have not been scientifically validated and may lead to unnecessary, costly and (in the case of some changes in diet) dangerous avoidance strategies. Use of these methods is therefore not recommended. For more information visit...

Initiatives 2019

Meetings 2019 National Immunodeficiency Strategy meeting in March 2019, hosted by ASCIA, Melbourne, Victoria. ASCIA DAA-CAL Dietitians Course in March 2019, Brisbane, Queensland. ASCIA TAPID (Transplantation and Primary Immunodeficiency) project face to...

Food allergy overview

including Eosinophilic oesophagitis, Food intolerance, FPIES (Food protein induced enterocolitis syndrome), FPIES Dietary Guide, FPIES Action Plan and Milk, mucus and cough Dietary avoidance for food allergy...

Unorthodox Testing and Treatment for Allergic Disorders

of disease. (The only exception is that gliadin IgG antibodies are sometimes useful in monitoring adherence to a gluten-free diet in patients with histologically confirmed coeliac disease). Despite studies showing the uselessness of this technique,it...

Unorthodox testing and treatment for allergic disorders

with a surgeon's knife or sometimes eliminated by cancer chemotherapy. Treatments usually centre around one or more of (a) dietary manipulation, (b) diet supplements (eg. herbal remedies, anti candida supplements) to strengthen the immune system, or (c)...

Alcohol allergy

are not well defined. The presence of alcohol may not always obvious There are many less obvious sources of alcohol in our diet. These include alcoholic soft drinks, mixes, spiked drinks, food marinades or tomato puree. Over ripe fruit can ferment,...

Eczema (atopic dermatitis)

supervision of a medical specialist (clinical immunology/allergy specialist) in association with an accredited practising dietitian, with specialised knowledge in food allergies. If the skin improves, foods are introduced one at a time (food challenges)...

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