What precautions should pregnant women take in the Philadelphia region and what's the latest on the Zika virus?
That tingling and itchy feeling in the throat and mouth your child may be describing after eating certain fruits and vegetables could be oral allergy syndrome. Learn more about it and what to do if your child has this type of allergic reaction.
Christopher C. Chang, M.D., Ph.D., division chief of the division of pediatric allergy/immunology at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, weighs in a recent study that found introducing solid foods earlier to infants was associated with lower rates of allergies and asthma.
Sensitivity to mold is similar to pollen allergies and affects both adults and children. While allergies associated with outdoor mold spores peak in warm weather, indoor mold can pose problems year round.
Eczema can be very difficult to treat. Dry skin is the enemy so the purpose of treatment is to keep moisture in the skin. We treat eczema with many over-the-counter lotions and creams.
Six million American kids have food allergies - and studies show that up to 18 percent of them have had a reaction to a food eaten at school. How can you keep your kid safe and stop worrying?
Your daughter pets a bunny and you notice her eyes get puffy. Your son eats shrimp dip and later complains of an itching sensation in his throat. Is it an allergy?
We all look forward to summer’s bounty. However, for some of us, fruits and veggies can cause allergic reactions ranging from hives and swelling of the skin to irritation of the mouth and throat
In summer, our region is teeming with insects whose stings can cause a variety of reactions - sometimes even death. Here's a parent's guide to easing the reaction.
If your kid’s allergy discomfort lasts for weeks or months on end or is so severe that it interferes with school, other activities or sleep, you may wonder if allergy shots are the answer.
If your child has respiratory allergies, you may have considered alternative remedies to provide more ‘natural’ relief for your child. Here’s what you need to know about that approach.