FPIES by Louise Littler

Another great topic! This is very informative with lots of links for further reading.

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Louise LittlerTell us a bit about yourself….

I am a qualified veterinary surgeon, charity founder and stay at home mum. I live with my husband Mark and my two children on a dairy farm in the northwest of England. In September 2013 I founded the Facebook group FPIES UK and I later created a website of the same name. The aim of the group is to offer much needed support to families dealing with FPIES and allow them to have a safe private space to discuss their worries and concerns.

What is FPIES?

Food Protein Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome – FPIES, pronounced F-PIES is a delayed food allergy which causes profuse vomiting and other symptoms 1-6 hours after a food (or formula) is eaten.

What symptoms distinguish FPIES from other conditions?

Acute FPIES reactions are different from immediate IgE reactions as the symptoms are delayed and primarily gastrointestinal (vomiting, diarrhea). There is…

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