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5 yr old daughter has hives on face and lots of mucous in lungs just on the walk to school, what could it be?
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Dr. Paul Cohen
Family Medicine
7 doctors agree
In brief: Allergy?
Hard to give a definitive answer by your description.
.."mucous in lungs" is horrible sounding(i presume you meant a phlegmy cough); and just from walking to school sounds like an environmental allergy. If this is not the case then i recommend a trip to your friendly neighborhood pediatrician for a thorough exam for your 5 year old.

In brief: Allergy?
Hard to give a definitive answer by your description.
.."mucous in lungs" is horrible sounding(i presume you meant a phlegmy cough); and just from walking to school sounds like an environmental allergy. If this is not the case then i recommend a trip to your friendly neighborhood pediatrician for a thorough exam for your 5 year old.
Dr. Paul Cohen
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Dr. Steven Machtinger
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Atopic state
Seems unfair but children & adults who have one kind of allergic illness, often have several including asthma, allergic rhinitis & conjunctivitis, eczema, hives, anaphylaxis, & a recently identified problem involving swallowing called eosinophilic esophagitis.
Your daughter could have both asthma & hives, possibly triggered by cold air. Start solving this mystery be visiting her pediatrician soon.

In brief: Atopic state
Seems unfair but children & adults who have one kind of allergic illness, often have several including asthma, allergic rhinitis & conjunctivitis, eczema, hives, anaphylaxis, & a recently identified problem involving swallowing called eosinophilic esophagitis.
Your daughter could have both asthma & hives, possibly triggered by cold air. Start solving this mystery be visiting her pediatrician soon.
Dr. Steven Machtinger
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Dr. Maziar Rezvani
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Non-allergic...
Etiologies could cause both conditions.
This is called cholinergic urticaria in conjunction with cholinergic rhinitis which could be causing post-nasal drainage. Regardless, she needs to be evaluated by a physician in the near future to better determine the etiology of her symptoms.

In brief: Non-allergic...
Etiologies could cause both conditions.
This is called cholinergic urticaria in conjunction with cholinergic rhinitis which could be causing post-nasal drainage. Regardless, she needs to be evaluated by a physician in the near future to better determine the etiology of her symptoms.
Dr. Maziar Rezvani
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