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Patient Health Education Portal: Allergies (Child Allergy and Immunology)

The patient's guide to authoritative health information on the Internet.

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America -Types of Allergens:

Food Allergy Research & Education - Life With Food Allergies (FARE):

Life With Food Allergies

  • Provides information and education on the basics of food allergies, as well as how to prevent and treat reactions. Content includes:
  • How to Read Food Labels
  • Epinephrine

Nemours Foundation:

Movie:  The Immune System

© 1995-2019. The Nemours Foundation/KidsHealth®. Reprinted with permission.

American Academy of Pediatrics:

Allergy Medicine for Children

  • Provides education on the types of medicine used to treat allergies in children.
  • Spanish version

Anaphylaxis in Infants & Children

  • Provides information and education to help parents be prepared and know the signs of an allergic reaction. 
  • Spanish version

Create an Allergy and Anaphylaxis Emergency Plan: AAP Report Explained​

  • Provides education and information for parents on having an allergy and anaphylaxis emergency plan developed by your child's doctor.
  • Spanish version

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology:


  • Provides information on Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & Management, with links to information on anaphylaxis, rhinitis / hay fever, sinusitis, and a variety of allergies (drug, eye, food, latex, medication, mold, pet, skin, stinging insect).
  • Some materials are available in Spanish.

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Disclaimer: The librarians at Darnall Medical Library are happy to respond to requests for health information from WRNMMC patients and families. The librarians are not doctors and cannot provide medical advice or interpret the information provided. Only health care providers can evaluate how health information may apply to a patient's specific situation, discuss medical conditions, and make health-related recommendations and suggestions.

Links, photos, or content shared from another site do not indicate endorsement by WRNMMC or by any other federal agency. Advice on the treatment or care of an individual patient should be obtained through consultation with a physician who has examined that patient or is familiar with that patient's medical history.

WRNMMC Contacts

Allergy, Immunology and Immunizations Clinic
Location: America (Bldg 19), 4th Floor 
Telephone: (301) 295-4510


Special thanks to the patients, families and providers of WRNMMC.  Special thanks to S. Echelmeyer for graphic image designs.

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