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What are allergies in children?

What are allergies in children?

Many factors, especially in childhood, can trigger allergies. Allergies such as various foods, dust and pollen are most common in childhood. Parents' knowledge of allergies is important for prevention and treatment.

The most common allergy in children is food. Allergies to milk and dairy products, eggs, nuts and nuts can be seen. Symptoms such as itching, sneezing, redness may occur. If you feel that you are allergic to any food, do not give it to your child for a while to see if the effects have passed. You can also find out if your child has allergies and apply the appropriate treatment method, if any, with allergy tests to be performed by your doctor.

Experts say the allergic reactions seen in many children are genetic. Genes from the family increase the risk of allergies in children by 75%.

The diagnosis of allergy is made by blood tests and symptoms may disappear when exposure to the substance that triggers the allergy is stopped. However, medication and needle therapy may be required in some cases. However, parents should be careful not to give any medications not prescribed by the doctor to their children.

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