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    Dorotea was diagnosed
    with FPIES at 4 months

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  • Michael’s allergies and <br/>severity of his reactions
    Michael has severe
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The Allergy and Immunology Foundation of Australasia (AIFA) is a charity founded by the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA).

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AIFA aims to improve the health of people living with allergy and immune diseases by funding medical research and raising public awareness. 

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Featured Stories


Dorotea and FPIES

Dorotea was diagnosed with Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome (FPIES) at 4 months of age. Dorotea's first admission to hospital was after a severe reaction to soy formula. As is often the case, it was misdiagnosed as a viral gastroenteritis.

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Lauren with her brother

Lauren and food allergy

Lauren is a healthy 7 years old who loves her brother Ben. At the age of 3 Lauren started feeling unwell and vomited after eating walnut bread. For her mum Terri, a nut allergy didn't even cross her mind. Only 6 months later, after eating cake with walnuts, Lauren again reacted.

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Michael and his son

Michael and allergy

With severe allergies to peanut, pecan, cashew, walnut, pine nut, pistachio and sesame, Michael, now in his 30's has been dealing with food allergies and anaphylaxis his whole life. But, Christmas brings additional challenges for people with severe food allergies. 

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