An allergy, that supposes a specific medical follow-up?

Every day, find one of the infos extracted from the 6th issue of the collection "Essentials of: 72 tips to deal with allergies", sold with the February issue of. Today, the allergy is followed and it is treated.

  • We can talk about the problem of allergy as a diseasewe do not always treat it as such. Logic, because apart from reactions to the allergen, your child is doing so well. So it's easy to forget that it can be very bad when exposed. We are careful, we respect eviction measures, time passes ... and we become less careful.
  • Ideally, keep your eyes wide open, even if the symptoms are rare and of low intensity. Simply because the allergic terrain is constantly evolving in children.

No need to consult if you know how sensitive it is

  • Mistake ! Even if it seems obvious to you that your child is allergic to the cat (or something else), like dad and grandma. First because only tests can determine the intensity of the allergy and therefore the necessary eviction measures, and they are not necessarily drastic to be effective.
  • Then because you have to prove that the child is really allergic, which is not so obvious. It may be intolerant to some things, but not really allergic. Finally, because it's an opportunity to identify all the guilty allergens, including those who have not yet triggered a visible reaction. You are convinced?

Sophie Viguier-Vinson

Allergies: other tips.

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