How to get rid of an amoxicillin rash

What causes an amoxicillin rash? What does it look like? Treatments Children vs. adults Takeaway Amoxicillin is an antibiotic used to treat bacterial infections. The drug comes in many different forms, including capsules, tablets, and liquid. One of the common side effects of amoxicillin is a skin rash. Amoxicillin comes from penicillin, which is known […]

Want Good Sleep for Baby? Food May Be Key

MONDAY, July 9, 2018 — If there’s one thing frazzled new parents crave, it’s that their baby sleeps well. Now, research suggests that the odds for good infant slumber rise when solid foods are introduced relatively early. The British findings contradict some long-held guidelines on infant feeding, however, and were met with mixed reviews by […]

Children with existing allergies should be screened for an emerging, severe chronic food allergy

Children with known skin, food and respiratory allergies should be screened for an emerging, chronic food allergy called eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), a painful inflammation of the esophagus, the food tube between the mouth and stomach. Pediatric allergists who analyzed a very large group of children from birth to adolescence say that EoE should be considered […]

Children with pre-existing allergies should be screened for eosinophilic esophagitis

Children with known skin, food and respiratory allergies should be screened for an emerging, chronic food allergy called eosinophilic esophagitis (EoE), a painful inflammation of the esophagus, the food tube between the mouth and stomach. Pediatric allergists who analyzed a very large group of children from birth to adolescence say that EoE should be considered […]

Majority of US adults prescribed epinephrine report not using it in an emergency

The most effective, life-saving treatment for a severe allergic reaction (anaphylaxis) is epinephrine. Yet a new study shows in an emergency, 52 percent of adults with potentially life-threatening allergies didn’t use the epinephrine auto-injectors (EAI) they were prescribed. The new study, published in Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the scientific journal of the American […]