Understanding Allergies in Children


Understanding Children Allergies

 Allergies Develop in Children

who often sneeze, cough, develop rashes and get stomach aches

or nausea after certain foods may have allergies. Children with a

family history of such reactions may also develop allergies.29

 

 

 

 

 

 


COMMON SYMPTOMS29


Skin Rash Allergy Symptoms

Skin rashes

or hives


Difficulty in breathing

Difficulty in breathing

(asthma)

Sneezing and Coughing

Sneezing,

coughing, runny

nose or itchy eyes

Upset Stomach

Upset stomach

COMMON TRIGGERS29

Outdoor Triggers

Outdoors:

tree pollen, plant pollen,

insect bites or stings


Indoor Triggers

 Indoors:

pet or animal hair
or fur, dust-mites, mold

 

 

 


Irritants triggers

Irritants:

cigarette smoke,

perfume, car exhaust

 

 


Food Triggers

Foods:

peanuts, eggs, milk

and milk products


Impact of allergies on their lives.

From absenteeism in school to decreased social interaction

allergies can seriously hamper a child’s quality of life. By

recognising your child’s symptoms and triggers, you can help

them live free from the imminent fear of allergies.29, 31

 

 

  Allergic Rhinitis

Allergic rhinitis (AR) is a common persisting disorder in

children. It causes a runny and itchy nose, sneezing, congestion

and itchy, watery, red eyes. Helping your child get the right

diagnosis and treatment from their Healthcare Professionals can help

them enjoy life with no great worry about AR.29, 31

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