Allergic Diseases in Children: The Sciences, the by Hugo Van Bever

By Hugo Van Bever

The aim of this ebook is to proportion info and information on allergic problems in youngsters with each person, particularly mom and dad. asthma in young children are a standard and growing to be challenge. From the author's event, many oldsters lack right info on hypersensitivity. This has resulted in mistaken ways in facing the matter, with a few mom and dad experimenting with every kind of non-scientifically confirmed trying out and coverings. occasionally those remedies should be damaging for the kid. The e-book includes twelve chapters, every one overlaying a particular element of hypersensitivity in little ones. the 1st half covers common matters, reminiscent of underlying mechanisms, allergens, and epidemiology of allergic ailments. within the moment half, particular allergic illnesses are lined. The booklet ends with concerns on analysis and therapy, and provides feedback for destiny learn on allergic reaction in young ones. This booklet will supply valuable details to the general public, specifically mom and dad of allergic childrens. in line with present medical details, the e-book will help allergic young children to procure optimum analysis and therapy in their allergic ailments.

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Egg and milk 2. Bird’s nest 3. Chinese herbs 4. Crustacean seafood 5. 0 * Chicken, duck, ham, fruits (banana, rambutan), cereals, gelatin and spices (Goh et al. 05 kg of fish Fig. 6 Comparison of occurrence of fish allergy between Sweden and Singapore. 05 kg. Singapore’s local catch is not sufficient for the population and most of the fish available for local consumption are imported from the region. Singapore imports 241 000 tonnes of fish and fish products from the South China Sea every year.

Examples of skin infections in eczema are: 1. Different warts (including Molluscum contagiosum). 2. Bacterial infections: especially infections with Staphylococcus aureus. 3. Herpes virus infections, which can lead to Eczema herpeticum. This will be discussed further in the chapter on Eczema. Fig. 22 Child with acute urticaria caused by an allergic reaction to antibiotics. The lesions are hived, irregular and very itchy. Other allergic diseases Allergy does not always manifest as symptoms. A large number of people are allergic without having symptoms, and they do not even know that they are allergic.

Conditions related to Asthma Infections of the lower airways Untreated asthma may result in chronic hypersensitivity of the airways and to various infections (Figs. 19 and 20). Children with recurrent bronchitis or recurrent 25 26 Fig. 21 Severe skin infection in eczema. pneumonia often have asthma as an underlying disease. It is the rule that in children with recurrent airway infections, asthma should be considered in the first place. Other underlying conditions of the airways, such as a deficient immune system or structural abnormalities of the airways are far rarer than asthma.

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