In spring, even if it meant for the children to enjoy the freedom of nature, sneezing attacks, runny nose, and itchy causing “allergic rhinitis (rhinitis),” or otherwise known as “hay fever” were seen as a health issue rather annoying.
Memorial Antalya Hospital, Department of Pediatrics, Dist. Dr. Gura Nemlioğlu love, gave information about and treatment of allergic rhinitis in children.
Nasal discharge or congestion in the spring (rhinitis), nearly half of children presenting to a physician for allergic rhinitis. Or seasonal allergic rhinitis, or year in many takes. Seasonal allergic rhinitis is often scattered by the wind pollen from flowers and plants that do not factor.
Often, especially in the spring, the beginning of the period of pollination of plants, the main symptoms of allergic rhinitis affects the upper respiratory tract, itchy and watery runny nose, sneezing attacks, the nose is burning. However, most of the time these symptoms are not limited to the patient’s complaints. Redness and burning in the eyes, and even among the other signs of allergic rhinitis, itching and watery eyes.
Wheezing and snoring may be some olfactory function may be impaired. Nasal, palate itching, can be found in the clogging of the ears.
Be confused with the common cold
Allergic rhinitis is a disease often misdiagnosed as cold algınlığıyla. If you are cold, spring and summer starts, showing a trend of improvement in three weeks, and takes a long time, it becomes a strong suspicion of allergic rhinitis. In such cases, the doctor must be consulted.
May be associated with allergic rhinitis, asthma,
Flowers and plants in the house too much effect on children who are sensitive to pollen, in the open air, green fields, woods, plants in rural areas could cause an increase in complaints of allergic rhinitis. Allergic rhinitis, as well as pollen, house dust, animal dander, allergens such as tobacco smoke can lead to
The occurrence of asthma in children with allergic rhinitis is a common occurrence. Therefore, families should be wary of signs of coughing and wheezing in children. That the first signs of the disease in childhood, a situation where you need to learn to live with one’s entire life can become.
Allergy-causing substances can be detected
Allergic rhinitis in children suspected cases, the family might recognize the factors that cause allergies allergy-causing substances, such as skin or blood tests to determine the need to be heard. Also, the percentage of cells in nasal allergy measured currents “nasal eosinophilia” test is a method for diagnosis of allergic rhinitis. Results of tests of the child if it is determined to be sensitive to a particular allergen, the treatment can be started for allergy.
Drug treatment is insufficient vaccine therapy can be applied
The first step in treatment of allergic rhinitis is to avoid allergens that cause allergies. If you are against pollen allergic rhinitis child’s developing, pollinators often seen in months, as far as possible the child may need to keep green space green areas should be located in or under treatment. Environmental protection methods are insufficient, will be an effective method of drug therapy.
These drugs are used in just days, even if symptoms are seen, the child can help resolve complaints. Drug therapy in the treatment of children, vaccination is insufficient, “immunotherapy” is applied. Administration of increasing doses of allergens to be sensitive to your child vaccine therapy aimed at regulating the immune system, can meet after a while your body naturally provides these allergens.