Childhood allergies are common and usually not life-threatening. But sometimes a child can have what’s known as anaphylaxis, a severe allergic reaction that needs immediate medical treatment.
As a parent of a child with allergies, you need to learn the difference between symptoms of mild allergic reactions and an anaphylactic reaction. And you should know what to do if your child has an anaphylactic reaction.
By Dr. Amy Wechsler
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