Dr Helen Brough explains the risk level of coronavirus COVID-19 for children with allergies and immunodeficiencies.
Usually, croup can resolve itself on its own. However, sometimes the condition can cause breathing difficulties, a high-grade fever or difficulties in swallowing. We spoke to Dr Pramod Nair, for the best advice on this condition and how it can be treated. We found out the answers to your FAQs on croup in this latest article.
Professor George Du Toit explains anxiety-reducing steps you can take concerning your child's safe return to school. He also clarifies if paediatric allergy and asthma patients have an extra high risk from the coronavirus COVID-19.
How would you know if your child suffers from a drug allergy? If you have an allergy to a certain drug, does that mean your child will have it too? Professor George Du Toit, a leading consultant paediatric allergist practising in London and South England, answers these questions and more.
How do you know if your child is developing hay fever? The symptoms can often be confused with other conditions, so it's important to understand this allergy to know how to properly treat it. So, we spoke to Professor George Du Toit, a leading consultant paediatric allergist, to understand the symptoms of hay fever in children better and when exactly a parent should take their child to see a specialist.
Children with severe eczema are very likely to develop food allergies. Whilst these children benefit from removing certain foods from their diet, it certainly isn't the case across the board for older children or those with mild symptoms of the skin condition. Read more from our expert paediatric allergist Dr Robert Boyle as to whether food allergy testing in children with eczema is beneficial or not.
Dr Chinedu Nwokoro, a consultant respiratory and general paediatrician, has put together this useful guide for parents to understand the various types of allergic reactions your child might experience and the symptoms to look out for.
Asthma is a common condition that afflicts adults and children alike, but how does childhood asthma develop and what are the signs, as parents, to look out for? Dr Robert Boyle is a paediatric allergist and all-around expert in treating asthma, and here he shares the key points about childhood asthma that parents and caregivers should be aware of.
Food allergies seem to have increased dramatically over the last few decades – for example peanut allergy cases have tripled in just over a decade and now almost one in 50 children in the English-speaking world are affected. Similarly, eczema seems to be in the rise. Could there be a connection? Paediatric allergist Dr Adam Fox is here to explain.