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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I Have Food Allergies and My Baby Does Not—Trying to Feed Her Can Be Toxic For Me
A slobbery kiss can give me hives and if our meals touch I have to grab an EpiPen, and I'm not the only parent struggling. A doctor shares how parents with severe food allergies like me can get through snack time and post-dinner snuggles without an allergy attack.
Did Pregnancy Cause My Allergies?
Are you more sensitive to the change of seasons during pregnancy or since your baby arrived? You're not alone. New allergies can occur during and after pregnancy. Here's what you need to know.
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.
Family of Model Left Brain-Damaged After Allergic Reaction to Peanut Butter Pretzel Is Awarded $29.5 Million
Chantel Giacalone went into anaphylactic shock after accidentally eating a pretzel with peanut butter in 2013.
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.
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More Allergies

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.

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.