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My 4 year old has many symptoms of allergies, but blood test come back normal. She is miserable and can't sleep. Claritin (loratadine) doesn't help. What next?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: Environmental
One of the most common aggravating factors leading to drainage in young kids is their inhaled exposures.
Dust, fragrance, hair spray, plug ins, scented soaps, etc. Anything you can smell can make them drain. I'd start with their sleeping area. They spend more time there & it is more controllable. Particle filters help. Consider the house next if there is no improvement.

In brief: Environmental
One of the most common aggravating factors leading to drainage in young kids is their inhaled exposures.
Dust, fragrance, hair spray, plug ins, scented soaps, etc. Anything you can smell can make them drain. I'd start with their sleeping area. They spend more time there & it is more controllable. Particle filters help. Consider the house next if there is no improvement.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: OTC
One of the best meds for allergies is benadryl, (diphenhydramine) although it maybe sedating.
I also like allegra.

In brief: OTC
One of the best meds for allergies is benadryl, (diphenhydramine) although it maybe sedating.
I also like allegra.
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
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Dr. Gregory Mosolf
Pediatrics
In brief: See below
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In brief: See below
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Dr. Gregory Mosolf
Dr. Gregory Mosolf
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