By Hugo Van Bever
The aim of this booklet is to percentage info and data on allergic problems in young ones with everyone, specially mom and dad. asthma in youngsters are a standard and becoming challenge. From the author's event, many fogeys lack right details on hypersensitivity. This has resulted in unsuitable methods in facing the matter, with a few mom and dad experimenting with all types of non-scientifically confirmed checking out and coverings. occasionally those remedies will be damaging for the kid. The e-book includes twelve chapters, each one protecting a particular point of hypersensitivity in teenagers. the 1st half covers normal matters, reminiscent of underlying mechanisms, allergens, and epidemiology of allergic illnesses. within the moment half, particular allergic illnesses are lined. The publication ends with issues on analysis and remedy, and gives feedback for destiny learn on hypersensitive reaction in little ones. This booklet will offer worthy info to the general public, particularly mom and dad of allergic teenagers. in accordance with present clinical info, the booklet might actually help allergic young ones to procure optimum prognosis and therapy in their allergic ailments.
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Severe allergic reactions to food) and the role of food triggers (Table 2) show that food is an important cause of severe allergic reactions in Asia. A study in Singapore showed that bird’s nest (Fig. 5) and seafood are the most common causes of food-induced anaphylaxis. In contrast, peanut allergy (common in USA) and fish allergy (common in Europe) are uncommon in Asia. Other food allergies that have been described in Asia are allergies to buckwheat, chestnuts, chickpeas, and royal jelly. All these food allergies are rare, and epidemiological data on the subject are lacking.
Other allergic diseases Allergy does not always manifest as symptoms. A large number of people are allergic without having symptoms, and they do not even know that they are allergic. Tests for detecting allergy in healthy children are positive in about 12% of them, and these children may not even experience symptoms of allergy. allergy, whereas the other types are less likely to be caused by allergic reactions. Urticaria is characterized by raised, irregular red skin welts (hives), made up of a combination of flare and wheal reactions that are very itchy, and that usually become worse after scratching.
It is an allergic irritation of the nose, where the inside of the nose becomes inflamed after being exposed to an allergic trigger. It is often associated with asthma, otitis media (inflammation of the middle ear) and sinusitis. Children who have allergic rhinitis may have dark circles under their eyes and they may use the palm of their hand to push the nose up in an attempt to relieve itching (which is known as the “allergic salute” (Fig. 14)). Fig. 15 Child with severe asthma. Severe attacks can lead to deformations of the chest.
Allergic Diseases in Children: The Sciences, the Superstition and the Stories by Hugo Van Bever