Allergies Related Articles & Blog Posts

  • Allergy Medication

    Allergy Medication

    If a child has cold symptoms that go on and on, is it really allergies? Or is it just one long cold? Or several colds, back-to-back? This is especially difficult in the spring when all the flowers and trees…

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  • Alternatives to Allerg Meds

    Alternatives to Allergy Medicines

    Are there any alternatives to simply giving my daughter allergy medicine all season?

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  • Antihistamine

    Antihistamine

    What exactly do antihistamines do? Are over-the-counter antihistamines safe for children to take regularly for allergies?

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  • Colds, Allergies and Sinus Infections

    Colds, Allergies and Sinus Infections

    Parents often ask me whether their children’s constantly runny noses are the result of allergies, sinus infections, or of one cold after another.

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  • The Difference between Colds and Allergies

    The Difference between Colds and Allergies

    If a child has cold symptoms that go on and on, is it really allergies? Or is it just one long cold? Or several colds, back-to-back? This is especially difficult in the spring when all the flowers and trees…

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  • What Causes Hives?

    What Causes Hives?

    Dr. Greene, my 16-month-old daughter is suffering from hives, as are three other toddlers in her day care group. Our doctor says it is an allergy, while the doctor of another child says she also has an allergy, but…

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  • Mosquito Bites

    Mosquito Bites

    Dr. Greene, my 8-year-old daughter has had a problem with mosquito bites for as long as I can remember. Our physician hasn’t had any answers or treatment ideas (rather than to stay indoors). When Lauren is first bitten the…

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  • Honey and Infant Botulism

    Honey and Infant Botulism

    My daughter is now 7 months old. I have been adding locally produced honey to my daughter’s food to help with her allergies. In my opinion, this has decreased her allergy like symptoms. My wife and I have had…

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  • Inhaler Use for Asthma

    Inhaler Use for Asthma

    My son has a moderate allergy condition. His doctor has given him two inhalers to use. The first is called Intal and he is to use it three times daily. The other is Proventil. I believe that this is…

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  • Nut Allergy Safety

    Nut Allergy Safety

    My daughter is allergic to nuts. What can we do to prepare for a possible allergic reaction?

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