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Author: Dr. Wade Watson
How Can I Guard My Child Against Kindergarten Allergen Exposures?
Q: I’ve got a child who is highly active and impulsive. He has milk, egg and peanut allergies and is… Read more »
Is Residue on a Football a Risk for Nut Allergies?
Q: My son goes to high school this fall and wants to try out for the football team. He has peanut and nut allergies, so is there a risk of him coming in contact with nut residue on the ball? Other boys will eat products containing these foods.
Are Smears on a Football a Risk for Nut Allergies?
Q: My son goes to high school next fall and wants to try out for the football team. He has… Read more »
Can Exercise Trigger a Food-Allergy Reaction?
Q: My son recently passed a baked milk challenge at his allergist’s office. I regularly feed him small pieces of… Read more »
Controlling Seasonal Allergies
Q: My daughter is 10 and has allergies to pollen, dust, cats and peanuts. In the months of her allergies… Read more »
Latex Allergy in Children: How to Spot It
Q: At a birthday party a few months ago, my 5-year-old’s whole face became swollen, her breathing became difficult, and… Read more »
Advice on Christmas Tree Reactions
Q: My 6-year-old daughter has severe dust and pollen allergies, which trigger her asthma. We’ve been invited to an aunt’s… Read more »
Question on Exercise-Induced Wheezing
Q: My 14-year-old daughter wheezes when she exercises, so our family doctor prescribed her a salbutamol inhaler to use to… Read more »
Could Baby’s Rash Be Food-Allergy Related?
Q: My 10-month-old often has a rash on her cheeks. Her pediatrician described it as mild eczema. Her skin is… Read more »