Is Your Child Struggling With Allergies?

By Surfside Pediatrics
February 19, 2020
Category: Health
Tags: Allergies  

Have you been noticing a seasonal change in your child's wellbeing? Allergies negatively impact children just as much as they affect adults, and if your child is struggling with this issue, we here at Surfside Pediatrics in Ventura, CA, are here to help—read on to learn more.

 

Why Does My Child Have Allergies?

Allergies can develop at any age, and can potentially disappear over time. Kids can be allergic to the same substances adults are. Such as:

  • Food
  • Pollen
  • Dust mites
  • Pet dander
  • Fragrances

 

Is Your Child Struggling With Allergies?

If your child has adverse reactions through ingestion or inhalation, it's necessary to seek medical attention from our Ventura, CA, office. Contact one of our pediatricians if one or more of the following persists:

  • Postnasal drip and congestion
  • Itchy, watery, red eyes
  • Recurring ear infections
  • Headache associated with fever

 

How a Pediatrician Can Help

If your child experiences congestion, coughing, skin rashes, or trouble breathing, allergies could likely be to blame. To accurately diagnose and treat them, our pediatrician may refer your child to an allergist what allergens could be the cause. When symptoms worsen and begin to interfere with your child's sleep, diet, school, and overall health, we highly consider prescribing an allergy test for safety.

 

Concerned? Give Us a Call

We offer a wide range of services to help your child or teenager maintain good health. If you are feeling helpless because he or she can't seem to find relief from allergies, consult with a pediatrician at Surfside Pediatrics to discuss treatment options. For more information about conditions we treat and services provided, visit our website. To schedule an appointment with either Dr. Kevin White Dr. Stacey Lowen at our Ventura, CA, office, please call (805) 643-7500.

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