Kids and allergies

Food allergies in children are on the increase around the world and there are a number of opinions on the reasons for this. An allergy rash is often an early sign of food intolerance in children but symptoms may include nausea and vomiting, trouble breathing, swelling, itching around the mouth and dizziness. Common food allergies in children like peanut and milk allergy can cause anaphylaxis and need to be treated swiftly. Learn more about the causes, signs, symptoms and treatment methods for food allergies in children here.

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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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