Dr. Thomas Chacko

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Peruse the blog of Food Allergies Atlanta to learn about the most common food allergies from Dr. Thomas Chacko. You can take back control and it starts with understanding common food allergy-related issues and treatment options available.

5 Food Allergy Triggers of Hives and Skin Rashes

By |2024-02-26T14:37:42-05:00August 24th, 2023|

Hives and skin rashes are among the most common symptoms of a food allergy. With the help of food allergy treatments, some skin conditions can be alleviated. However, many people continue to suffer the discomfort of itching and inflammation without seeking guidance from an Atlanta allergist. Let’s examine what hives are, along with the food Read More

Why Is Food Allergy Testing Important?

By |2024-02-28T15:15:31-05:00July 25th, 2023|

Due to the unpredictable nature of food allergies, getting an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan should be a priority for anyone experiencing symptoms. The food allergy testing process is a vital part of this effort, ensuring that individuals and their allergists can manage the issue appropriately. But since many people only experience mild reactions, allergies Read More

If I’m Allergic to Pecan Trees, Do I Have Pecan Allergy Too?

By |2024-02-22T15:12:50-05:00July 11th, 2023|

As one of the most popular types of tree nuts, pecans are a common cause of allergic reactions in adults and children. Delivering an effective tree nut allergy treatment is a priority for allergists due to the potential threat of anaphylaxis. But did you know that pecan trees themselves may also trigger allergic reactions in Read More

If Allergic to Eggs, Can I Eat Foods Made With Eggs?

By |2024-02-26T15:09:37-05:00June 27th, 2023|

For Atlanta parents, providing a balanced diet for a child with an egg allergy is a constant challenge. While egg allergy treatment options are available, most people tend to simply restrict their diet and focus exclusively on avoidance. As eggs offer many nutritious benefits, however, is avoiding all foods made with eggs the best option? Read More

What Treatments Are Available for Peanut Allergies?

By |2024-02-28T15:09:41-05:00June 13th, 2023|

For many of us, peanuts are a tasty, nutrient-rich snack, but for individuals with peanut allergies, exposure could be life-threatening. Fortunately, access to various peanut allergy treatment options has increased over the years. It is now possible to both desensitize the immune system and minimize the risk of anaphylaxis. But what peanut allergy treatments are Read More

What Is a Food Allergy?

By |2024-02-26T14:34:37-05:00May 23rd, 2023|

With millions of people living with food allergies across the United States, it’s no surprise that so many people are seeking a greater understanding of this subject. From testing processes to treatments for food allergies, countless Atlanta patients want the knowledge to keep themselves and their children safe and healthy. Let’s take a closer look Read More

What Are the 8 Most Common Food Allergies?

By |2024-02-28T13:43:11-05:00May 9th, 2023|

Have you experienced allergy symptoms after eating a specific food? With leading providers of food allergy treatments in Atlanta,  our allergists regularly help patients concerned about their health following an allergic reaction. Unfortunately, food allergies can strike at any time, and reactions can range from mild to severe. But with an understanding of common allergens, Read More

Is Milk Desensitization With OIT a Useful Allergy Treatment?

By |2024-02-26T15:40:01-05:00April 25th, 2023|

Does your child experience hives, stomach pains, a runny nose and wheezing after drinking milk or consuming dairy products? When the answer is yes, then they could benefit from a milk allergy treatment with a trusted Atlanta allergist. Dairy products are a significant part of most children’s diets, and fully avoiding exposure to milk is Read More

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