Kids and allergies

US born kids have more allergies

Kids and teens who are born abroad and immigrate to the United States are about half as likely to have asthma and allergies as those who are born in the US.

Allergies take psychological toll on SA learners

A new nationwide survey of learners aged between 10 and 18 who suffer from allergies shows that approximately 30% suffered from sinus allergies, 31.7% from hay fever, 18.2% from asthma, 32.5% from eczema and 17.2% from food allergies.

Tips for treating hives in children

Hives are usually not a cause for concern but they can be unpleasant, especially for children. Follow these top dermatologist tips for managing hives in kids.

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Dr Morris is the Principal Allergist at the Cape Town and Johannesburg Allergy Clinics with postgraduate diplomas in Allergology, Dermatology, Paediatrics and Family Medicine dealing with both adult and childhood allergies.

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