The Food Challenge

Massachusetts General Hospital for Children

Wayne Shreffler, MD, PhD, Director, Food Allergy Center

Preparing for the Food Challenge

Mark your calendar and save the date!

Appointments can book six months to a year out and should be not be casually missed, however there are specific circumstances where we may need to reschedule.

How we can help with apprehension.

Nancy Rotter, Pediatric Psychologist, talks about the importance of easing fears and offers suggestions to help parents and children work through their anxiety.

Medications that can interfere with the outcome.

Elisabeth (Lisa) Stieb, RN, reviews which medications patients should continue to take and which medications not to take the week before your appointment.

Foods to Prepare or Purchase

Almonds

Baked Eggs

Baked Milk

Eggs

Milk

Peanuts

Soy

Wheat