Understanding Allergies in Children


 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 SYMPTOMS 29


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 TRIGGERS 29

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.29,31

 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.31,3

 

 

  Allergic Rhinitis 29,31

Allergic rhinitis (AR) is a common persisting disorder in

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

and itchy, watery, red eyes. Giving your child the right

diagnosis and treatment can help them enjoy life without

 worrying about AR.31,3

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