My Brief Encounter with an Allergy Quack
November 20, 2007 by

My 16-month-old son has food allergies. He had terrible eczema from birth and was exclusively breastfed until I started solid foods. He had hives the first times he had yogurt and cheese, and an anaphylactic reaction (difficulty breathing, respiratory rate of 60, wheezing, and bluish skin) after exposure to a small amount of cow’s milk. …