Food protein induced enterocolitis syndrome

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What is food protein induced enterocolitis syndrome?

Food protein induced enterocolitis syndrome (FPIES) is a type of allergic reaction within the gastrointestinal tract. Certain triggers may be related to milk or soy products, but any food can cause an allergic reaction. Reactions usually occurs a couple of hours after ingestion of allergen.

Common symptoms reported by people with food protein induced enterocolitis syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with food protein induced enterocolitis syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Zyrtec-D)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)

Data from patients with food protein induced enterocolitis syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with food protein induced enterocolitis syndrome

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Zyrtec-D)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with food protein induced enterocolitis syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has food protein induced enterocolitis syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 7
30s 5
40s 1
50s 2
60s 2
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 4
20-29 years 3
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 12
Female 8

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 8
Not Diagnosed 6

These charts show data from food protein induced enterocolitis syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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