Allergies

Don't watch your kids struggle with allergies. Learn how to prevent seasonal and food allergies by recognizing symptoms and getting them the relief they need. Plus, get information about pet allergies, different types of allergy medicine, and more.

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What Your Baby’s Poop May Be Telling You About Milk Allergies

Loose, mucous-y, or blood-tinged stool could indicate a cow’s milk protein allergy in babies. Here’s how to spot the symptoms.

Is It Allergies or a Cold? Here's How to Tell the Difference

Allergies and colds can present with similar symptoms in kids, ranging from runny nose and sneezing to cough and sore throat. Here, we spoke with an expert to learn the key differences that could help you make a diagnosis.

How the Pandemic Made People More Understanding of My Child's Food Allergies

The pandemic has had a silver lining for my family: More people can now appreciate what it's like to live every day in emergency-preparedness mode.

Can Allergies Cause a Sore Throat?

Seasonal allergies come with a runny nose and sneezing, but can they also cause a sore throat? Here, experts discuss the link between postnasal drip and throat irritation.

Can Allergies Cause a Fever?

Experts say you might want to think twice before blaming your child's low-grade fever on allergies. Here's what parents need to know.
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Allergies vs COVID-19: A Symptom Checker for Kids

Does your child have a runny nose and sore throat? You're probably wondering if it's seasonal allergies or the coronavirus. Here, we break down the key differences between COVID-19 symptoms and allergy symptoms.

Allergy Testing for Kids: A Parent's Guide

If your child suffers from allergy symptoms, your doctor may order blood or skin tests to make a diagnosis. Here's what parents should know about the types of allergy tests available today.

Everything Parents Need to Know About the New Peanut Allergy Drug

Palforzia, the first drug approved by the FDA to treat peanut allergies, isn't a cure, but it's a breakthrough when it comes to caring for kids with severe food allergies. Here's how it works, the side effects, and how much it costs.