Senior consultant paediatrician Dr Basheer Peer-Mohamed reflects on the rise in allergies in children in the UK, and while this is an unfortunate situation, thankfully there are ways to treat them. In the second of his two-part article about childhood allergies, Dr Peer-Mohamed looks at diagnosis and treatment. Read on to find out more.
Parents or guardians who want to inform themselves about allergies in their child can be confident in the knowledge there are ways to treat them. However, what about getting the best advice and assistance? Well, senior consultant paediatrician Dr Basheer Peer-Mohamed has put together a comprehensive, two-part, guide about allergies in children. Part one covers types, causes and symptoms. Read on to find out more.
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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.