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Allergies in Childhood

Allergies happen when your child’s immune system reacts to an allergen in the environment. It might be something like food, dust, mites, or pollen. Allergens cause your child’s immune system to release histamine and other substances into his body, this leads to allergy symptoms. Children who have family members with allergies or allergy problems like…

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When the body ‘trigger’ or overreacts to an allergen that is typically harmless to most people occurs an allergy. Examples of allergies include eczema, hay fever, hives, asthma and food allergy. Estimates suggest that about one person in four is allergic to something and roughly half of all allergy sufferers are children. The symptoms of…

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