What is FPIES to ME?
FPIES, Food Protein-Induced Enterocolitis Syndrome, is a type of food allergy.
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Defining the Terms– FPIES in Kid-Speak
Still wanting to learn more? Check out our website’s glossary of terms for more definitions and detailed descriptions.
Some of the definitions may be a bit difficult to understand. If you have questions about any specific terms, make a list of the words to bring to your next doctor appointment. You can ask your doctor to help you better understand!
Your doctors are there to help you and your family better understand how to manage FPIES. If you have questions about your diagnosis, or if you do not understand something about your medical care, speak up!
If you have a hard time speaking up in the appointment, write your doctor a letter to give to him/her at the appointment with your questions, or even ask your doctor for his/her email and have a conversation that way.
You are a very important member of your treatment team!
Page published:Sept.11,2013. Last update:March 14,2014. Copyright © 2013,The FPIES Foundation