⚠ COVID-19 INFORMATION: Resources, Vaccine Information

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Food Allergy Support & Education Program

Lurie Children's Food Allergy Support and Education Program educates and supports our patients and families affected by food protein-induced immune disorders.

Food Elimination Diets

The specialists at Lurie Children's treat Pediatric Eosinophilic Esophagitis.

Foot & Ankle Pain

Foot and ankle pain can be a symptom of a variety of foot or ankle conditions.

Foreign Bodies in the Ear

Anything that enters the ear that doesn’t belong there. Typically food, toy parts, small household items, or items from nature. Most can be removed by a physician in the office.

Foreign Bodies in the Eyes

Objects such as dust and sand may be flushed out with eye drops or water. If vision decreases, eyes are red or painful, there is discharge, trauma or bulging, see a healthcare provider.

Foreign Bodies in the Nose and Airway

Anything that enters the body that doesn’t belong there. Typically food, toy parts, small household items, or items from nature. Most can be removed by a physician in the office.

Forensic Assessment for Immigration Relief (FAIR) Clinic

The FAIR Clinic is a staff-run clinic dedicated to providing forensic medical and psychological evaluations free of charge to child and adolescent survivors of torture, persecution, or other human rights abuses who are seeking asylum in the United States. Learn more.

Fracture Clinic

Fractures in children are a common occurrence that may require surgery and/or casting. Learn more about the pediatric fracture clinic at Lurie Children's here.

Fractures of the Orbit

When one or more bones surrounding the eye are broken. Usually occurs with some type of injury or a strike to the face. May be associated with severe eye injury and damage.

Fragility Fractures

Fragility fractures are broken bones, or fractures, that happen following a low trauma event. Examples of low trauma events would be falls from a standing height or less. Learn more.

Freiberg Infraction

A condition affecting the metatarsal bones of the foot, most commonly the bone underneath the second toe. The rounded end or ‘head’ of the bone collapses and flattens.