Division of Allergy and Immunology Patient Stories

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IgE-Mediated Food Allergies: John's Story

John Jester

John lived with food allergies for years until a novel allergy treatment at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia desensitized him to his triggers: milk and peanuts.

Eosinophilic Esophagitis: Colin's Story

Colin has eosinophilic esophagitis, a rare inflammatory condition of the esophagus, and receives care at CHOP, which is one of the few pediatric hospitals with a specialized program for the condition.

IgE-Mediated Food Allergies: Vincent's Story


Specialists at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia diagnosed Vincent's food allergies, and therapists at the Pediatric Feeding and Swallowing Center helped him to overcome his fear of trying new foods.