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More common in boys
Antony told parents about the frequency and diagnosis of food allergies: “Food allergies are more common in boys than in girls. All types of food have the potential to cause food allergy, but the most common foods are food allergy; milk, eggs, wheat, soy, peanuts, nuts, fish and seafood. Compared to the past, the duration of passage of food allergies is prolonged. Even so; milk, egg, soy and wheat allergies, while the potential to pass; Allergies to peanuts, hazelnuts, fish and seafood have the potential to last a lifetime. The risk of anaphylaxis due to food allergies increased by 50%. In children with food allergy, the risk of allergic diseases affecting other organs is increased 2-4 times. Food allergies can affect not only the skin but also many organs, especially the stomach and intestine. For example; affects the gastrointestinal tract; diarrhea, constipation, blood in the stool, bleeding in the intestines, loss of appetite, reflux, growth retardation can cause such problems. When it affects the respiratory system; nasal congestion, itching, sneezing, discharge and coughing in the lungs, wheezing, shortness of breath may cause asthma. Accurate diagnosis is very important in food allergies. Because in the treatment, food that causes allergy should be removed from the diet. Skin tests and blood tests are important in the diagnosis and there is no age limitation. It can even be done to the newborn baby. BilgiVitamin D is very importantIn the Journal of Pediatrics, where important studies were published in the field of pediatric health, the emphasis was placed on the importance of Vitamin D especially for food allergies, Pediatrics Allergy and Immunology Specialist Assoc. Dr. Akgül Akpınarlı Antony summarizes the results of the studies as follows: çocuklar Vitamin D deficiency in children under two years increases the risk of developing food allergy. In children with atomic dermatitis due to food allergies; The severity of dermatitis is associated with a low level of vitamin D. The risk of developing allergies to more than one nutrient increases in all children with very low vitamin D levels. It is reported that low vitamin D poses a risk especially for milk and wheat allergies. ” Also; vitamin D level in children with food allergies should be considered and underlines the lack of treatment.