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  • 2017 Advancements in eczema treatment

    2017 has been an exciting year for eczema treatment in all eczema types and severities. Eucrisa is a steroid free ointment for people as young as two years old with mild to moderate eczema. It also be used on all skin tones and areas of the body. We have also seen excellent results in our […]

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    Back to school advice from Windom Allergy

    Back to school – With school back in session, here at Windom Allergy that means, bring on the contagious respiratory diseases.  Once one child has a ‘cold’, the rest of the class is sure to follow.  Kids with asthma are hit the hardest since viral infections almost always trigger asthma attacks.  Throw in all the […]

  • Prayers

    The doctors and staff at Windom Allergy and the Food Allergy Center of FL send their prayers.

    The doctors and staff at Windom Allergy and the Food Allergy Center of FL send their prayers to the Alabama family who recently lost their 3 year old son from an allergic reaction to milk.  The adorable little boy was being tested at a children’s hospital in AL for sensitivity to milk contained in a baked muffin.  This is […]

  • Penicillin Allergy

    Penicillin Allergy Testing—Are you REALLY Allergic?

    We have evaluated hundreds of patients with a history of reactions to penicillin(s) (penicillin, amoxicillin, or related cephalosporins).  After evaluation and testing, more than 90% of these patients can safely take these drugs without fear of a severe allergic reaction. The testing occurs in two phases, skin testing and an oral challenge.  We first inject […]

  • Asthma and Allergy Specialists

    Getting to know Robynn Pannell

    Born in Sarasota, FL.  Attended Phillippi Shores Elementary, Brookside Middle and Riverview High School.  Graduated High School in 1990, Manatee Community College in 1992 and University of Central Florida in 1995. I have known my husband since 1989 and although he went to Fruitville Elementary, McIntosh Middle and Sarasota High, we have been married since […]

  • Nasal Polyps

    The cause of nasal polyps is unknown. Various theories have been discussed, including allergy, infection, nerve pathway imbalance, enzyme abnormality, drug sensitivity and mechanical obstruction. Fortunately, most people with hay fever (allergic rhinitis) do not have polyps (<2%). Asthma has long been known to be associated with nasal polyps. Studies show that anywhere from 15%-30% […]

  • Significant progress made on food allergy prevention

    Based primarily on the results of the 2015 UK study LEAP (Learning Early About Peanut Allergy), national guidelines have been released from the NIH and international allergy organizations that recommend introducing peanut in the diet between 4-9 months of age to foster tolerance; once eczema starts food allergy is soon to follow, therefore if the […]

  • Eczema (Atopic dermatitis)

    What is Atopic Dermatitis? Skin of patients with atopic dermatitis does not regulate body temperature normally. There may be abnormal sweating and abnormal blood vessel responses–the opening and closing of these vessels in the skin. This means that your child may not react as you would expect with changes in room temperature. He or she […]