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Webinar: Understanding oral allergy syndrome / pollen food allergy syndrome

April 29, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT

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Update: Watch the webinar recording here.

Do you or does your child have seasonal allergies to tree, grass, or ragweed pollen, and also experience itching inside the mouth or throat when eating fresh fruits or vegetables or tree nuts? If so, oral allergy syndrome (OAS), also known as pollen food allergy syndrome (PFAS), may be the cause.

What is OAS and how can it be managed? Join us for an informative and educational webinar on OAS, you’ll gain a better understanding of this medical condition and how it can be managed.

Here are the details:

What the webinar is about: The basics of OAS, including symptoms, diagnosis and treatment, reactions and their severity, and how to manage it. This will be followed by a Q&A, where you can ask your questions. Plus, you can submit your questions in advance upon registration.

Dr. Anne Ellis

Dr. Anne Ellis

Who is presenting: Dr. Anne Ellis, a Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Division of Allergy & Immunology at Queen’s University, and holds the James H. Day Chair in Allergic Diseases and Allergy Research. She is the Director of the Environmental Exposure Unit and the Allergy Research Unit at Kingston General Hospital, the Vice President of the Canadian Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, and also serves on the Joint Task for Practice Parameters which represents the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology as well as the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology.

When is the webinar: Thursday, April 29, 2021 from 12pm – 1pm EDT.

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