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Signs Your Child Has Allergies

Signs your child has allergies

Susannah Answers readers questions about their children’s environmental allergies in the June Summer 2015 Issue of Smallish Magazine.

A lots of parents worry about children’s food allergies but sometimes environmental allergies can require attention as well. It can be difficult to know when you child is most susceptible. What signs should you look out for in children who are susceptible to allergies? What are the most common symptoms of allergies?


My husband suffers from environmental allergies so we’re worried about our child developing them, too. What should we look out for?


A child who sneezes or coughs a lot, who frequently develops a skin rash, hives (urticaria) or eczema (atopic dermatitis), asthma or difficulty breathing may have environmental allergies. Hives often itch or sting and can spread. Skin is red and irritated with eczema and occasionally results in small, fluid-filled bumps that may become moist and ooze, typically across the child’s extremities.

Any child may develop such allergies, and they are more common in children…

Read the rest of Susannah’s answer here


Susannah Makram - Author

Susannah Makram is recognised as one of the leaders in complementary health and functional medicine in the UK, having written for the mainstream press as well as regularly on her own blog.

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