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Paediatric Allergy

  • Food allergy
  • Eczema
  • Allergic rhinitis (hayfever)
  • Asthma
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Urticaria (hives)
  • Drug allergy (including penicillin allergy)
  • Insect sting allergy
  • Immunotherapy (desensitisation)
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Paediatric ENT

  • Tonsil problems
  • Nose and breathing problems
  • Snoring and obstructive sleep apnoea
  • Ear and hearing problems
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General & Developmental Paediatrics

  • General paediatrics: asthma, eczema, failure to thrive, headaches, abdominal pain, lethargy, constipation
  • Developmental & behavioural concerns
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD)
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Learning difficulties
  • Continence issues
  • Newborn & infant issues: feeding, sleeping, newborn check, newborn vaccination
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Paediatric Nutrition

  • Speciality food allergy nutrition service
  • Advice for food allergen avoidance
  • Assessment of growth and nutritional adequacy
  • Fussy eating and introduction of solids
  • Use of infant formulas
  • Breastfeeding exclusion diets for allergies.
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Paediatric Rheumatology

  • Arthritis, bone, muscle & joint problems
  • Lupus
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Vasculitis
  • Autoimmune or connective tissue concerns
  • Sports injuries
  • Widespread pain complaints
  • Chronic fatigue
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Paediatric Sleep

  • Snoring, sleep apnoea
  • Sleep disordered breathing
  • Excessive daytime sleepiness
  • Difficulty falling asleep
  • Night waking
  • Obstructive sleep
  • Parasomnias (night terrors, sleep walking)
  • Restless leg syndrome
  • Rhythmic movement disorders
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Paediatric Speech Pathology (Voice & Breathing)

  • Assessment and management of voice problems
  • Hoarse, weak or strained voice quality
  • Breathing difficulties and throat tightness, sometimes associated with respiratory and allergic conditions
  • Voice care education and therapy to improve the quality of vocal expression
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Test & Procedures

Skin Prick Test

Skin prick tests are helpful in diagnosing immediate (IgE-mediated) allergic reactions to foods. Skin prick testing involves pricking the skin with a specialised device that is coated with a small amount of the allergen to be tested. The test is then measured after 15 minutes. A test is considered positive if a wheal (hive) reaction occurs at the test site.

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Allergy Challenge

A challenge involves having your child attend clinic and, under medical supervision, is then slowly and gradually given increasing amounts of a food or antibiotic, to determine if they are allergic or tolerant to it.

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