Allergies can show themselves in a number of ways -- runny noses, ear infections, digestive disorders, irritability, hyper- and hypo-activity, and such. Adults are often more sensitive to "not feeling right" than children are, so look for indicators such as changes in behavior or chronic/repeated sickness the correlates to exposure to various substances (foods, airborne particles, chemicals, etc.). Recurrent stomach aches, never-ending ear infections, or changes in bowel habits may indicate that an allergy is present. In infants, colic, formula intolerance, frequent spitting up, and low-grade fevers can be signs of allergies. Note that allergic reactions will not occur on first exposure to the allergen; they require that initial "priming." Some may occur on second exposure while others may take repeated exposure to develop.
For infants, breast milk is the safest food, in terms of allergies. Some children are allergic to or intolerant of cow's milk, soy formulas, and such. The best advice is to experiment until you find what works for your child. (Some mothers report that the mother's consumption of cow's milk will cause a reaction in a breastfed child; this has been confirmed by medical experts, so you may need to check this if your child is breastfed).
When a child is born, the intestinal track is not fully developed. Some foods may cause a reaction in babies that will be outgrown as the child matures. The safest course is to introduce new foods one at a time over an extended period (say, one food per week) and see if the child has an allergic reaction. Postponing the introduction of common allergens (wheat, cow's milk, corn, eggs) and favoring the introduction of almost-always-safe foods (rice, apples, bananas) is one sensible approach.
For older children, allergies can have any of the symptoms above. If a child is extremely reluctant to eat a particular food, there may be an allergy problem that shows up as a stomach ache (common in milk intolerance) or other non-visible ways. On the other hand, while most children will avoid foods which make them really sick, some may NOT make the connections when the allergy is mild. So parents need to listen to the child and use common sense and detective abilities to help determine the problem.
Children may outgrow some allergies, or at least become less sensitive to some allergens. Parents may want to retry foods after a long period. NOTE: if the allergy is a severe one, do NOT retest the food on your own! Do this only under the supervision of your doctor! For less severe allergies, you can first test the allergen by rubbing a bit on the child's wrist (inside) and see if a skin reaction occurs. If no reaction occurs, let the child try a very small amount of the food. Again, if no reaction occurs, let the child try a slightly larger amount. The child may never be able to eat a lot of the food but may be able to tolerate small amounts after a "rest" period away from the allergen.
Well if your child has allergies you really shouldn't have a pet of any kind because it will only make it worse i know because my dad has allergies and we had a dog and he did do well around him.
Yes. There is a cell receptor that some people have that can pick up the "allergy." The people that are born with the receptors have what we know as allergies. Thus, a child can have allergies at 2.
You can tell if he has a negative reaction to certain food/s.
You can avoid allergies or cold by giving your child healthy and nutritious food to build up immunity. Avoid exposure to allergens that you know they react to. Also, dust proof your home to reduce exposure to allergens.
I guess it depends on the carpet type and how dirty it is. What allergies does your child have? I would keep the carpet clean as well as the rest of the house because I know dust particles can trigger allergies and asthma. Carpet isn't bad for kids with allergies, no, but it can be if it's dirty and dusty.
Some allergies can be severe enough to cause death. Peanut allergies are a prime example.
Yes, it is certainly possible. My brother used to have terrible allergies as a child. Now that he is an adult, he rarely gets allergies to anything.
yes, I know.
Only if the child is asthmatic.
they are through genetics
I do not know but the best way to treat allergies is to drink goat milk =)
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no it will kill your child
Well, if a pistachio is not then no. If your child has severe allergies, don't ever even think about a pistachio. If the allergy isn't too strong, then don't worry, I think he/she'll be fine.
In most cases there is no reason a child can't eat shrimp, but a one year old is a bit young. Shrimp is a rich seafood. The child isn't old enough for you to know if they will have an allergic reaction to it. If you want to try your child on shrimp then please see your pharmacist for an antihistamine for a one year old and keep it with you at all times in case your child has acquired allergies. Seafood is on the top of the list for allergies.
yes, it can but it depends on what your child is allergic to.
yes he does because last year he had allergies of course im his mom i should know!
If the child is dangerously allergic-avoid soy like the plague. The proteins can be similar.
I know that Nick has Diabetes but i dont think any of them have allergies *Moves to L.A. to ask them*
Animals have nothing to do with asthma. Allergies do.
Allergies are a common problem. I know there have to be many others the way the are overbred. Allergies are a common problem. I know there have to be many others the way the are overbred.
Gee, I would think so. I know that it is good for humans with allergies. From what I have read, I do know that a little bit is not bad for them.
Take them to the vet and if you know what it's allergies are,tell the vet and she will give yoiu medicine or a shot to give your cat.But if you don't know the allergies,tell the vet and she will do an allergy test on your cat and THEN give you the shot or medicine to give to your cat.
You should probably have a doctor check that. One of the most common allergies is nuts. Make sure you know what your child is allergic to!
Most of the time through trial and error