Parents Allergy Guide - Allergy Symptoms and Treatments
Allergies can be a big problem for kids. Learning more about allergies, including about allergy symptoms and treatments, can help parents get their kids some much needed allergy relief.
Seasonal allergies can be hard to treat in kids. Learn some do's and don'ts of allergy treatment that might help you get the most allergy relief and minimize side effects.
Hard to Control Allergies
Some children have hard-to-control allergies, and suffer either with their allergy symptoms or try many different allergy medicines without relief. Learn how to get help to treat your child's allergies effectively.
Submit your parenting tips for coping with common issues and problems related to parenting a child with allergies. What works for you?
Childhood Allergy Update
If current allergy medications aren't working for your child, a newer allergy medication might be worth a try, such as Veramyst, Xyzal, Omnaris, Patanase, and/or Allegra ODT.
In addition to having symptoms that always occur in a certain time of the year (seasonal allergies), you can suspect allergies if your child has symptoms after being around a specific indoor allergy trigger. These allergy symptoms usually include a runny nose, stuffy nose, sneezing, and red eyes.
Allergies usually affect children year round (perennial allergies) or during certain parts of the year (seasonal allergies). Do your kids have allergies?
Allergy Testing - Testing Kids for Allergies
Review when kids can and should have allergy testing done, including allergy skin tests or the RAST allergy blood test.
Seasonal Allergy Screening Quiz
A seasonal allergy screening quiz to see if your kids have symptoms of seasonal allergies, including a runny nose, itchy eyes, and sneezing, during the Spring.
Congestion Triggered by Changes in the Weather
Review why a child may have congestion that is triggered by changes in the weather and if it might be caused by allergies, asthma, or just a cold virus.
Allergy Treatments for Kids
Allergies are common in children, and fortunately, there are many good treatments that can help you control your child's symtoms.
Cold Induced Urticaria
Review what might cause someone to have a rash and facial swelling after going out into the cold.
Dust Mite and Animal Allergies
Learn more about dust mite and animal allergies.
Learn about medications used to treat allergies, including antihistamines, decongestants and topical nasal steroids.
Learn about treating allergies with avoidance and allergy medications.
Pets and Allergies in Children
I am expecting my first baby in a few months. We have two dogs that live in the house. Do I have to get rid of the dogs before the baby gets here? Will they make my baby more likely to develop allergies if he is around animals at a young age?
Save Money on Allergy Medicines
Learn how to save money on your child's allergy medicines by avoiding triggers, getting free samples, and using coupons and rebates.
OTC Claritin for Allergies
My daughter has allergies. Will it be a good thing for us that Claritin is going to be available over-the-counter without a doctor's prescription?
Classroom Triggers for Asthma and Allergies
Get advice on dealing with things in your child's classroom that might trigger his allergy and asthma symptoms, like dust mites, chalk dust, animal dander, pollen, molds, and exercise.
Advice On Stinging Insect Allergies and Kids
Get advice of stinging insect allergies, including learning the symptoms of anaphylaxis, tips on avoiding stings, and recognizing common stinging insects, like yellow jackets, honeybees, wasps, hornets, and fire ants.
Allergies and Children - Something in the Air
Allergies commonly affect children causing sneezing, runny nose and water eyes. Learn about common symptoms of hay fever in kids and triggers, including pollen, mold, dust mite, animals and chemicals. Plus get info on diagnosis and treatments.
Clarinex for Seasonal Allergic Rhinitis
Clarinex is used to treat symptoms of seasonal allergic rhinitis (%u201Chay fever%u201D) in patients 12 years of age and older.
Singulair for Seasonal Allergies and Asthma
Singulair is taken to prevent and treat asthma.
Zaditor for Eye Allergies
Zaditor is used for the temporary prevention of itching of the eye caused by allergies.