What are the causes of allergies in children?

Answer The number of American children with food allergies increased 18 percent between 1997 and 2007. As of 2010, an estimated 6 to 8 percent of children have food allergies. The precise cause of food a... Read More »

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What causes allergies?

Good question... and if you discover the answer you'd definitely get loads of awards or some medical term named after you! You're right, the advice does conflict. It's not known exactly what caus... Read More »

What Causes Fall Allergies?

Unfortunately, allergy season does not end with the summer. The start of fall brings it own set of allergy triggers, and the symptoms they cause are just as uncomfortable as summer allergies. Many ... Read More »

What are the causes of allergies in dogs?

Allergic reactions happen when the immune system reacts to an unfamiliar substance that causes sensitivity. Diagnosis of allergies in dogs is often difficult because of their many symptoms and caus... Read More »

What are the treatments for children with sun allergies?

The medical term for a sun allergy is polymorphous light eruption (PLE). Children may show symptoms, although usually adults between 20 to 35 years old suddenly experience PMLE for the first time.S... Read More »