Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: concerned mom | 2012-09-03

Q.

itchy eyes and itchy stuffy nose

please help, my 4month old is always rubbing his nose and eyes, at times rubbinghis nose against my chest.i have used Illadin and Sterimar- with no longterm immediate relieve-i have a humidifier, what oil shud i use-please advise doc

Expert's Reply

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Paediatrician

It appears that your baby has an allergic nose problem called 'allergic rhinitis' plus probable allergic conjunctivitis as well. Do you perhaps have a cat at home? This is a common cause of this problem in babies of this age. Another possibility is a food allergy especially an allergy to cow's milk.It would be best to take your baby to be seen by a paediatric allergist. There are experts in all the main centres in SA.

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Posted by: concerned mom | 2012-09-04

thank you so much

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