At what age should my son with food allergy start carrying his Epipen Auto-Injectors?
Most parents of college students with food allergies will tell you to start teaching your child to carry the epinephrine injectors before they start middle school.
Many schools, especially in Canada, now require for
children to self carry the epinephrine auto injectors inside a
When traveling with food allergies the safest food to eat, especially while in transit at airports and public transportation waiting areas, is to pack at home a small back pack with allergy free foods and snacks. Stay away from buying prepared foods or package snacks from vendors you are not familiar with.
Allergy Free (no nuts, no eggs, no milk) foods that are easy to find and taste great! kids with food allergies and their friends will like.
Most items are sold at regional supermarket chains in the US such as Publix, Fresh Market, Vans, and national chains like Whole Food Stores in the US.
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Most parents of children who have had more than one food allergic reaction will tell you that symptoms are never the same.
Common symptoms of a severe reactions, known as anaphylaxis or anaphylactic attack are: difficulty breathing , mouth/throat swelling, loss of consciousness, drop in blood pressure, hives diarrhea, vomiting, cramping, and the list goes on.
What might seem at first like a simple rash could be a warning