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Allergy patient information leaflets

This page lists leaflets produced or used by our department. Each leaflet is reviewed at least every three years to make sure it is kept up to date

Antibiotic challenge

Description
This leaflet explains what happens now that your child has had an oral antibiotic challenge in hospital.

Food challenges and supervised feeds – information for parents and carers

Description
Food challenges and supervised feeds are tests that are performed in hospital to see if your child is allergic to anything.

Home introduction of baked cow's milk

Description
This information sheet will guide you through the process of home baked cow's milk introduction.

Home introduction to baked hens egg

Description
This information sheet will guide you through the process of home baked egg introduction.

Immunotherapy treatment with Pharmalgen wasp or bee venom

Description
This leaflet aims to answer your questions about having wasp or bee immunotherapy. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives, as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Mepolizumab for asthma

Description
This leaflet gives information about mepolizumab medication for asthma in children.

Omalizumab for asthma

Description
This booklet answers some of the questions you may have about omalizumab treatment for asthma.

Sesame free diet

Description
This information leaflet is a guide to avoiding all sesame and sesame containing products.

Skin prick testing

Description
This leaflet explains what a skin prick test involves and what will happen when you and your child come to our clinic.

Suspected drug allergy investigations

Description
This leaflet explains about what to expect when your child has an investigation of their suspected drug allergy at the children's allergy service at St Thomas' Hospital.
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