Treatment for Food Allergies
We are excited to announce that we are now in our 4th year of our innovative food allergy treatment program! We are one of few practices in the country that offers a breakthrough treatment program for people with food allergies. This treatment provides a long-term solution for milk, egg, peanut, soy, tree nut, corn, and wheat allergic patients. It usually takes around six months, and at the end of the program, most patients are able to consume the foods that once threatened their health with no allergic reaction. Treatment is individualized.
If you are interested please call our office at 801-773-4865. Here is a list of Frequently Asked Questions
The first day procedure will take about 4 hours. If there are no reactions during the oral immunotherapy, your child will be eating a full serving of the allergenic food about 6 months. This time may vary as patients are different and have different needs.
Doses are generally increased weekly, but there are also some individualized changes that may occur.
Dosages should be given daily in the mornings, usually 22-26 hours apart. Some patients require different schedules based off of their needs, though.
Patients should not dose at home on the day of the office visit for a dose increase. Dosing will be done in clinic that day.
Follow the home emergency reaction plan provided in clinic.
This will be discussed in clinic to make proper flight and dosing arrangements.
The clinic will provide you with dosing instructions based off of your child’s circumstance.
Why Food Allergy Treatment Is Important
Allergic reactions to food are not just a source of discomfort and hassle; they can be life-threatening. This is the biggest reason to seek a cure.
In addition, those with food allergies must be constantly vigilant about what they eat, discovering hidden ingredients and certain foods. Food allergies can lead to severe swelling, hives, itching, nausea, vomiting and digestion issues. A solution to this problem can mean an entirely improved life. Learn more about curing food allergies here.
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