Pediatric Allergy: Overview

Reviewed by Christine B. Cho, MD
Frequent sneezing, runny nose or irritated eyes may seem like a common cold or other illness, but your child might actually have some type of pediatric allergy.

Many children experience allergy symptoms such as these, commonly triggered by pollen, mold, pets, types of food, medicines and more.

Thanks to modern advancements in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies, it's easier than ever to determine to what your child is allergic and give him or her the appropriate treatment.

Common allergies include:

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Pediatric Allergic Rhinitis

Children with seasonal allergic rhinitis have been sensitized to outdoor allergens, such as tree pollens, grasses and weeds.


Lifestyle Management with Pediatric Allergies

An important part of treating or preventing any disease, including pediatric allergies, is lifestyle management.

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Clinical Trials

Adult Asthma

Do you have uncontrolled asthma despite using inhaled steroids daily? Researchers at National Jewish Health are conducting a clinical trial involving an investigational medication for asthma. If you are 18+ and have asthma with or without allergies, we may have a study for you! Study related asthma testing, study drug or placebo and study testing at no charge. Financial compensation provided to qualifed participants. 

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