Every child with an Adrenaline Auto injector (like Epipen), should have an ‘Allergy Action Plan’. 

http://www.bsaci.org/about/download-paediatric-allergy-action-plans

Also join the Anaphylaxis Campaign at  https://www.anaphylaxis.org.uk/

https://www.allergyuk.org/information-and-advice/conditions-and-symptoms/33-anaphylaxis-and-severe-allergic-reaction

The needle of Epipen (or Jext or Emerade) has to be inserted and held in the muscle for 10 seconds to deliver the drug.

 

Egg allergy / Egg ladder (Similar to milk ladder)

IgE vs Non IgE mediated Cow’s milk protein allergy (and it is completely different from Lactose Intolerance)

Cow’s milk  protein allergy is very common in babies worldwide (2-5%) and incidence is on the rise. There are two main types – IgE mediated and Non IgE mediated.

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