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What are the odds of passing allergy to your child?

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Your child is more likely to have allergies if either parent had allergies. If one parent has allergies, the child has a 50% chance of having them. If both parents have allergies, the odds are higher.

From: 9 FAQs About Allergy Relief WebMD Medical Reference

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American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology: "Allergy and Asthma Medication Guide."

Medline Plus: "Mometasone Nasal Inhalation."

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Allergy Testing for Children."

News release, FDA.

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on May 06, 2018

SOURCES: 

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology: "Allergy and Asthma Medication Guide."

Medline Plus: "Mometasone Nasal Inhalation."

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America: "Allergy Testing for Children."

News release, FDA.

Reviewed by Nayana Ambardekar on May 06, 2018

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