Childhood Diseases

Posted by: n | 2007/04/20



hi doc,
my daughter 9 months, tested positive for allergy to egg white, milk and unfortunately my cats.She has runny/ blocked nose, uratica and eczema most of the time She is on zertec. Do i have to get rid of the cats?

Expert's Reply



Obviously it would help, but as a first step keep the cats out of the room where she sleeps.She will need to take a mild antihistamine syrup such as Allecet 2.5 ml daily.

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Posted by: Caz | 2007/04/23

She is on Allecet. I am really confused whether it really is eczema or not as i have never had it nor was i ever exposed to it. She seems to get very fine pimples on her entire forehead and her cheeks go red, fine pimples on her body almost looks like gooseflesh. I wish i could talk to you in more details. How is that possible? I have also taken her off normal Nan and trying soya milk, but don't think that this is the problem

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Posted by: n | 2007/04/23

hi caz,
her eczema is always there but at times gets really bad and have to use advantan. She has it on most of her body, so now we are keeping her off dairy and hope that it improves. Uratica looks like swollen bumps on the skin and very red. Is your LO on an antihistamine?

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Posted by: caz | 2007/04/23

i would really like to chat to you as my child was tested and come out that she is allegic to egg white, peanuts and dog hair. How bad is her eczema and does your child have it all over? How do you know if it is urticaria? What does it look like?

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