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Pollen, dust mites, mold, and animal dander are the most common causes of allergic rhinitis.
Parents of children with egg sensitivity may not be aware of the variety of food products that contain eggs. That's why it's important to carefully read food labels.
The words "non-dairy" on a product label mean that it does not contain butter, cream, or milk—but it could still contain other types of milk products.
Ethnic foods, commercially prepared baked goods, and candy can be cross-contaminated with peanuts, because peanuts are frequently used in these types of foods.
How asthma will affect a child throughout his/her lifetime varies, depending on the child.
Croup is most common in children younger than 5, with the peak age around 2. Croup occurs most often in winter.
Influenza is a highly contagious infection of the upper respiratory system. It's one of the most severe illnesses of the winter season, affecting up to 20 percent of Americans each year.
Detailed information on tonsillitis, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment
Symptoms of tonsillitis vary greatly depending on the cause of the infection, and can occur either suddenly or gradually.
The common cold is one of the most common illnesses, leading to more doctor visits and absences from school each year than any other illness.
Detailed information on pharyngitis and tonsillitis, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment
Detailed information on food allergy, including cause, symptoms, and treatment
Children with asthma may experience more severe symptoms than adults or experience symptoms at lower ozone concentrations. They are also more likely to experience an asthma attack when ozone levels are high.
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