Oral Food Challenge

Oral Food Challenge

An Oral Food Challenge (OFC) procedure involves eating a serving size of an allergic food in a slow, graded fashion under medical supervision.  It is considered the “gold standard” of allergy testing. It can help confirm that a food allergy exists or determines if a...
Reduce Environmental Allergies

Reduce Environmental Allergies

Have environmental allergies? Here are some steps you can take inside your home reduce allergy symptoms. Dust: Bedroom should contain only one bed Remove all upholstered furniture, rugs, pads, stuffed toys, and dust catching ornaments from the bedroom Remove all...
Penicillin Allergies

Penicillin Allergies

According to a new study, the majority of people who think they are allergic to penicillin, based on a doctor’s opinion after an adverse reaction, are not actually allergic! After an adverse reaction to penicillin, most people never take it again and are treated...