Allergies

Allergies can cause a runny nose, sneezing, itching, or coughing. Food allergies are the most common in babies, but pets and insects can also cause an allergic reaction. Learn about baby allergies and how to ease them.

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All About Food Allergies in Babies

An upset tummy, a rash, or difficulty breathing are common signs of food allergies in babies. Learn what to do if you suspect this common phenomenon.
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New Treatment For Peanut Allergy Could Help Keep Kids Safe

For children with peanut allergies, accidental exposure can be life threatening. A new drug treatment would take away some of that risk.
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3 Things You Didn't Know About Oral Allergies Syndrome

We caught up with Dr. Jeffrey Factor, MD., to learn more about the mild allergy syndrome.
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5 Frequently Asked Questions About Preventing Peanut Allergies

Experts now advise introducing the food to children in infancy, but many docs aren’t discussing the current recommendations with parents, according to a new study. Here’s the 411.
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Eczema or Food Allergies? How to Diagnose Your Baby’s Rash

Does your newborn’s rash indicate a food allergy, eczema, or something else? We broke down the symptoms that parents need to know.
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Should You Feed Your Baby Peanuts? The AAP Weighs In

In a consensus, the American Academy of Pediatrics and nine other medical professional organizations threw their weight behind a study recommending that peanut-containing products be introduced to babies.
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More Allergies

Checklist: 10 Foods You Shouldn't Feed Baby

Play it safe: Save these foods for when baby is older, as they may be dangerous for her to eat now.
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Introducing Baby to Solid Foods With Allergy Awareness

Transitioning your baby from breast milk or formula to solid foods is another exciting phase of her growth. As you experiment with meals, you might worry about undiscovered food allergies. These questions and answers will help you and your baby relax and enjoy this yummy, messy journey!
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How to Give an Epinephrine Injection

Treating anaphylactic reactions means knowing how to give an epinephrine shot.