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Posts Categorized: Allergy Testing

Important Facts About Allergy Testing For Children

July 1st, 2020 - Media Coordinator
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Allergy related conditions are so common that they are among the leading chronic disease diagnoses in infants and children. One study has shown that 4 to 6 percent of children have food related allergies and 15 to 25 percent have hay fever. This study also showed that 8 to 10 percent of children have asthma. […] Read More

A Parent’s Guide To Child Allergy Testing

June 22nd, 2020 - UCI Digital
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Trying to determine the source of your child’s allergic reactions requires a series of tests. Allergy testing can cause some anxiety for parents and their children due to not understanding the process. Once you understand how allergy testing is done, you can help your child feel less nervous. Going to your appointment with knowledge of […] Read More

Seasonal Allergies In Children: Symptoms And Causes

April 27th, 2020 - UCI Digital
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Whether they are at home, outside playing, or attending school, bad seasonal allergies can disrupt your child’s entire day. As a parent, it is helpful to know about the causes of seasonal allergies so that you can prepare your family and treat the allergies. Here is a guide to common allergy triggers and how you […] Read More

Pediatric Allergy Testing And Eczema: What You Should Know

March 6th, 2020 - Media Coordinator
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Many parents with children that suffer from eczema feel that an allergy test will provide them with some answers. The belief is that if they can find a cause for the flare-ups, they will be able to prevent them from occurring. However, pediatricians will tell you that not every child with eczema needs to go […] Read More

What To Look For If You Suspect Your Infant Has Allergies

November 7th, 2019 - Media Coordinator
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It is unusual for an infant to suffer from environmental allergies. However, your baby may experience traditional allergy symptoms such as nasal congestion and rashes. These symptoms are often caused by something other than an allergic reaction. Learning more about allergies and their causes help you recognize the signs of allergies during infancy and as […] Read More

Does Your Child Have Allergies Or Asthma?

July 29th, 2019 - UCI Digital
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There are many similar symptoms of allergies and asthma. Both affect your child’s breathing and both can make them miserable. If you know the differences between the two conditions, you will be able to help your child manage their symptoms. The differences between allergies and asthma Allergies happen when the immune system tries to fight […] Read More

4 Common Childhood Illnesses A Pediatrician Can Help Treat

June 28th, 2019 - UCI Digital
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There are many illnesses that your child may face as they grow up. A pediatrician can help with identifying and treating these issues. They include chickenpox, colds/coughs, infections, fevers and high temperatures, food allergies, and whooping cough. Chickenpox Although this illness typically happens in childhood, it can be contracted at any age. It is usually […] Read More

What To Do When Your Child Develops A Rash Or Allergic Reaction

January 28th, 2019 - UCI Digital
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It is difficult to watch your child suffer from wheezing, itching, or experiencing other symptoms associated with allergies. Reactions from an allergy can show up on your child’s skin in one of many different forms. These are some of the reactions you may see, so you can help your child deal with the symptoms better. […] Read More

When To Go To The Pediatrician For Your Child’s Rash

December 20th, 2018 - UCI Digital
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If your child develops an itchy rash, you both become miserable. Your child will suffer from irritated skin they can’t make go away, and you will feel frustrated at not being able to comfort them. Scratching can spread the area wider, which makes the issue worse. It is sometimes difficult to determine the cause of […] Read More

Does Your Child Have Summer Allergies Or A Cold?

June 12th, 2018 - UCI Digital
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Even though it is never a convenient time for kids to get sick, it seems to be worse when they are not feeling well in the summer. Allergies are usually associated with springtime, and colds are linked with winter. However, both of them can happen to children at any time of the year. It is […] Read More