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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. 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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    3. 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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    4. Early Peanut Exposure for Some Infants Endorsed

      By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Aug. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Infants at high risk for peanut allergies should be given foods containing peanuts before they reach the age of 1 year, a new consensus statement from 10 medical groups states. The interim guidance, which runs counter

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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. Under-the-Tongue Hay Fever Pills: Little Benefit?

      By Kathleen Doheny HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, June 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Under-the-tongue pills for hay fever sufferers provide little symptom relief and often come with bothersome side effects, new research finds. Under-the-tongue, or sublingual, therapy is widely used in Europe as an alter

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    9. Probiotics May Ease Hay Fever Symptoms

      May 7, 2015 -- The so-called “friendly bacteria” known as probiotics may help take some of the misery out of hay fever, or seasonal allergies, according to a new review of studies. But the doctors who did the review say more research is needed before they’d be able to recommend probiotics as a treat

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    10. Do Harsh Winters Mean Worse Allergies?

      April 9, 2015 -- Spring is finally here, and with it comes tree pollen. For people with allergies, that could spell misery. But despite the harsh winter in some parts of the country, the sniffly, sneezy grief may not be any worse than usual. “I would say it will be an average allergy season, based o

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