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Pregnancy and Peanuts: Tricky Truths About Food Allergies Uncertainty Remains on Whether Avoiding Peanuts, Other Foods Reduces Allergies in Unborn Babies

"This is an area that deserves more investigation and more studies," said Dr. Neeta Ogden, an adult and pediatric allergist in private practice. "I've suspected in my own clinical practice, based on anecdotal evidence, that there has been some association. A study like this puts it on our radar for pregnant women that perhaps they should be consuming peanuts with caution, especially when they're in their third trimester." 



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Allergic Rhinitis a Significant Burden

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March 30, 2011 (San Francisco, California) —Reached for comment, Neeta Ogden, MD, an adult and pediatric allergist at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in New Jersey, and member of the AAAAI, noted that "the quality-of-life impact can be overlooked in clinical practice."

"People may think allergies are not as 'life-threatening' as other medical problems like diabetes or high blood pressure, etc. However, untreated allergies, especially during the peak pollen months, can lead to daily impairment that affects work/school and quality of life," Dr. Ogden said.


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"A lot of parents don't realize," says Neeta Ogden, MD, an allergist. "They assume that the constant runny nose and sneezing are just what happens when a child's exposed to day care germs."


Dr. Ogden discusses red eye

“When cells in your eyes get exposed to pollen they release chemicals such as histamine that can inflame the eye and cause watery eyes, redness, and itching,” says Neeta Ogden, M.D., an allergist at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center in New Jersey.