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    1. Anaphylaxis: Where to Find Information & Support

      If your child has a serious allergy, take him to see a pediatric allergist or immunologist. Your doctor can refer you. This doctor, who specializes in treating kids with allergies, will do tests to find your child's allergy triggers, create a treatment plan for them, and teach you how to manage your

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    2. Food Allergies: Protect Your Child at Home and Away

      If your child has a food allergy, get ready for a change to your family’s eating habits. Learn what to look out for at home and away to make sure he isn’t exposed to foods that might trigger an allergic reaction. "Finding safe options that children are willing to eat can be a challenge," says Marion

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    3. Allergic Reactions at School

      Many children have allergies. Most never have a dangerous allergic reaction called anaphylaxis. Still, it's best to be prepared. To do that, you need a plan for when your child is at school. An allergist can help. He can use blood and skin tests to find your child's allergy triggers, review her trea

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    4. 6 Anaphylaxis Myths and Facts

      You could save someone's life if you know how to recognize and handle the dangerous allergic reaction called anaphylaxis. Are you ready? Check to make sure you understand the symptoms, causes, and treatment. Myth No. 1: Anaphylaxis is always obvious. Fact: You might picture it as a dramatic "I can't

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    5. How to Dodge Your Fall Allergies

      Seasonal allergies aren't life-threatening, but they do make 50 million people in the U.S. miserable. And fall is no exception for hay fever. Dani Dumitriu can tell you all about it.  Autumn’s arrival used to be a time of relief for her. The heat and humidity would fall off -- and so would her summe

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    6. Nasal Allergies and Mold

      Do your nasal allergies linger well after the first frost? If so, you may have a mold allergy. Mold is found everywhere -- outdoors on leaves and rotting wood, and indoors in damp basements and bathrooms. So mold allergies and allergy symptoms can happen year-round. The symptoms are similar to those

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    7. 6 Foods That May Help Curb Your Allergies

      Seasonal sniffles, sneezes, and itches got you down? There are things you can eat that may ease your allergy symptoms. No food is a proven cure. But fruits and vegetables are good for your whole body. They're full of nutrients that can keep you healthy. They may also protect you from seasonal allerg

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    8. Allergies and Your Sinuses: Fighting Allergic Rhinitis

      One in five adults in the U.S. has nasal allergies, or allergic rhinitis. Yet as common as it is, experts say that allergic rhinitis is underdiagnosed, undertreated, and underestimated. “Allergic rhinitis is a trivialized disease,” says Jonathan A. Bernstein, MD, an allergist at the University of Ci

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    9. 4 Ways to Raise an Allergy-Savvy Child

      When your child has severe allergies, there's a lot you can do to help him avoid anaphylaxis, a dangerous allergic reaction. Work with your child and with the friends, family members, and other adults who are part of his life to manage his allergies and, in turn, make anaphylaxis less likely. Get an

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    10. Serious Food Allergies: How to Keep Your Teen Safe

      Life with a food allergy can be more of a challenge for a teen than a young child. These years are all about fitting in, but a kid with allergies often can’t eat what her friends eat, or has to ask for special meals, or must pass when everyone else is eating something she can't have. Here are some w

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