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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends: Several factors here. I usually never recommend it if the family is attached to the pet, but if it is causing severe symptoms, you should sequester t ... Read More
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Dr. Sari Nabulsi
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: Cat allergies in children tends to get worse with time with repeated exposure. It is better to get rid of cats around children allergic to cats.

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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kristi Woods
23 years experience Pediatrics
Sometimes: But not all the time. Nasal allergies are not a frequent cause of a really bad persistent cough. In a child with allergies and a really bad cough (ass ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Reddell
Specializes in Pediatrics
Food or pollen: Some allergists suggest later start for baby foods, rather than starting at 3 or 4 months of age. Milk, wheat, and eggs are some of the more common f ... Read More
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Dr. Douglas Tzanetos
19 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Genes + environment: To develop an allergy, you need a genetic predisposition. For example, children at highest risk of developing allergic asthma are those whose parents ... Read More
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Dr. Arthur Torre
51 years experience Pediatric Allergy and Asthma
Hereditary: The ability to have allergies is hereditary. If one parent has allergy, there is about a 40% chance of the child having allergy. If both parents are ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
28 years experience Pediatrics
See below: They are tested the same as everyone else. They can have skin testing performed by an allergist, or blood work ordered by their primary care provider.
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A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
21 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Allergy testing: Usually encompasses skin and/or serum (blood) test which are consistent with the child's clinical history.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joshua Davidson
18 years experience Allergy and Immunology
It depends: It really depends on the age of the child, and whether you're talking about food or environmental allergies. I generally will skin test children over ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
AAAAI: These websites can provide some good general information :aaaai.Org and acaai.Org.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael P Vaughn
34 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hygiene hypothesis: The immune system has two opposing arms, one makes protective antibodies against bacteria and viruses, the other makes allergic antibody. One theory i ... Read More
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Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry answered
17 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Skin testing: The easiest way to determine whether or not a child is allergic to certain foods is skin testing. Blood testing might also be considered. The gold sta ... Read More

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