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Common Allergy Issues in Children

Allergies in children are often very different from those seen in adults. Learn how to recognize the first signs of allergic diseases in a child, as well as techniques that may prevent or delay the development of allergies in children. Special attention is given to food allergies in children, the treatment of the allergic child, as well as recommendations for parents for when their allergic child attends school.
  1. Allergy Prevention (7)
  2. Allergy Treatment (4)
  3. Food Allergies (4)

Inhaled Corticosteroids and Growth in Children
Learn about the latest data on whether or not inhaled steroids affect growth and height in children.

Which Topical Steroids are Better for Children?
Learn which topical steroids are better for the treatment of allergic rashes in children.

Asthma in Children
Learn the basics about symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of asthma in children. Find out if your child's asthma is controlled, and the best therapies to treat the symptoms.

Does Having an Allergy Affect a Child's Sleep?
Learn how having allergy symptoms can affect the quality of sleep a person gets.

Allergies and Children -- Effects of Allergies on Children
Find out the various ways that allergies can have a major impact on a child's quality of life.

Halloween Food Allergies -- How to Have a Safe Halloween with…
Halloween represents a night of parties, trick-or-treating, having fun, and eating lots of junk food. For children with food allergies, however, Halloween can potentially represent a life-threatening experience. Learn how to make Halloween safe and enjoyable for your food-allergic child, and read about others' ideas.

How Can My Asthmatic Child Stay Safe on Halloween?
Learn how your asthmatic child can enjoy a safe Halloween.

How Can My Food-Allergic Child Stay Safe on Halloween?
Learn how to help your food-allergic child enjoy a safe Halloween.

What are the most common side effects from using nasal sprays in children?
Learn why many children don't like to use allergy nasal sprays, as well as some tips on how to use nasal sprays correctly in order to minimize side effects.

What is the worst allergy symptom for children?
Learn what allergy symptom is the most bothersome to children, and the different medicines that will be successful in treating this symptom.

Allergies and Children
Learn about the effects of allergies on children, including the effects on a child's well-being, school performance, sleep habits, and other aspects of a child's well-being.

Allergies and Asthma at School
Learn about the most common allergy triggers that your child may encounter at school, and what you can do about it.

Food Allergies at School
Learn about some important considerations for dealing with a child's food allergies at school.

Could Antibiotics Be a Cause of Asthma in Children?
Learn if antibiotics given to infants, and which ones, may be associated with the developement of asthma.

Acetaminophen Use and Risk of Allergies and Asthma in Children
Learn why the the use of acetaminophen (Tylenol) in infants and young children may increase the risk of allergies and asthma.

Does Having a Baby Via Cesarean Section Predispose to Allergies?
Learn why delivery via Cesarean section (C-section) may increase the rate of allergies in children.

How Can I Tell if My Symptoms Are Due to Allergies or a Cold?
Find out how to determine if your nasal symptoms are due to allergies or caused by the common cold.

Special Considerations for the Allergic Child at School
Children spend are large amount of their time at school. This time includes a meal, outdoor exercise and playtime, as well as many hours inside the classroom. There is a good chance that a child’s allergies or asthma will get worse at school, and it is recommended that each child has a plan to deal with those symptoms.

How Do I Know if My Child Has Allergies?
Allergies occur with different symptoms at different ages. This article discusses how allergies present in infants and young children, and how these allergies can change as the child gets older.

At what age can my child be skin tested? Does skin testing hurt?
Find out what age skin testing can be performed in children, and if skin testing is painful.

My Child is Allergic to Eggs. Can She Get the MMR Vaccine?
Find out why getting the MMR vaccine appears to be safe for children with egg allergy.

My Child Is Allergic to Eggs. Can He Get the Flu Vaccine?
If you're allergic to eggs, find out why you might not be able to get the flu shot.

Will My Child Outgrow Asthma?
Learn the factors that may predict if your child will outgrow their asthma.

Blood in Baby Stool and Food Allergies
Learn how blood in a baby's stool may be a sign of food allergies.

Could My Baby Have a Nasal Allergy?
It is common for parents of young children to wonder if their baby or toddler could have nasal allergies. Most of these young children have...

Food Allergies and Bullying
Children are often stigmatized by their food allergies, such as by having to eat at a separate lunch table at school. This can often lead to bullying and teasing by their classmates, which can include verbal and physical threats. Find out how often children with food allergies are bullied at school.

Bullying and Food Allergies -- Has Your Child Experienced Bullying due to...
Children are often stigmatized by their food allergies -- such as by having to eat at a separate lunch table at school. This can often lead to bullying and teasing by their classmates. Has your child been bullied or harassed because of their food allergies?

Immunoglobulin A Deficiency
Learn about the most common primary immunodeficiency, IgA deficiency. Find out about how IgA deficiency occurs, how the diagnosis is made, the symptoms and associated disease that can occur, as well as the treatment of common antibody deficiency.

Sleep Apnea in Children
Learn all about sleep apnea in children, including the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.

Sleep and Allergies
Learn how allergic diseases can affect a person's quality of sleep.

Allergies and Summer Camp
Learn all you need to know before you send your allergic child to summer camp.

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