Eosinophilic Esophagitis (EoE) can be a complex condition to diagnose as its symptoms are similar to other food-related allergies such as Gastroesophageal Reflux (GER). Patients with EoE often have two or more food allergies including milk and wheat. These food allergies can be identified with the help of an elimination diet. This helps your doctor know which special diet is needed to help ease the symptoms.
EoE needs to be diagnosed through an endoscopy and biopsy. The endoscopy allows doctors to go into the patient’s digestive tract and take a tissue sample. A biopsy is performed on the sample to determine whether there is inflammation and how many eosinophils are present in the tissue.
EoE can be a complex condition to diagnose as it may show the same signs and symptoms as other food allergy- related conditions,
Neocate® is a family of hypoallergenic, amino acid-based specialized formulas for use under medical supervision and is indicated for cow milk allergy, multiple food allergies and related GI and allergic conditions. Talk to your healthcare provider about product recommendations.
Neocate Nutra is suitable for use in children and infants older than 6 months of age (not suitable as sole source of nutrition). Neocate Nutra is not intended for bottle or tube feeding.
Zachary has EoE and other food allergies. He was initially on amino acid-based formula exclusively. At the age of 9 years, he switched to Neocate Splash. With time, the number of safe foods for him has grown, but keeps taking Neocate Splash to supplement his diet.*
Remy has been using Neocate® Splash since being diagnosed with Eosinophilic Esophagitis at 14 months and has been drinking it for over 13 years both as his sole source of nutrition and as a supplement to an elimination diet. Today, he is an active teenager who is into watersports and excels at school.*
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