Southern Indiana ENT Sinus & Allergy Treats Allergies in Toddlers

portrait of adorable baby toddler sitting in rural field with flowers and sneezing from seasonal pollen allergy

Allergies can be a frustrating experience for anyone at any point in life. Usually, children and adults have an easier time pin pointing whether their symptoms are related to allergies or a cold. Toddlers, however, may not be able to communicate the type or severity of symptoms they are experiencing. It also takes some time to pick up on patterns related to allergies, especially if the allergens are seasonal in nature. The allergy specialists at Southern Indiana ENT Sinus & Allergy are here to help you find the proper treatment for your toddler’s allergies. With our knowledge and experience in the field, our Columbus, IN, team will help you find the relief you’ve been looking for.

Common Allergies Found in Toddlers

While there is no way to know exactly what allergy your toddler is at risk of developing, there are certain common allergens that you should be aware of. These allergens can lead to severe, sometimes life-threatening, symptoms. You may not even be aware that your toddler is being exposed. Some allergens can show up in places you wouldn’t immediately consider risky.

  • Eggs
  • Nuts
  • Dairy Products
  • Shellfish
  • Wheat
  • Pollen
  • Insect Bites
  • Mold
  • Dust Mites
  • Pet Dander
  • Detergents
  • Cleaning Products
  • Perfumes
  • Smoke

Symptoms of Allergies in Toddlers

Toddlers may experience a wide range of symptoms depending on the allergen. It is crucial for parents to be aware of the most common signs of allergies in toddlers. You should keep track of the symptoms you have noticed in order to properly communicate the situation with your child’s allergist. If your toddler has been experiencing any of the following signs, you should reach out to our team of professionals today. We will help you figure out the best path forward so your toddler can experience relief as soon as possible.

  • WateryEyes
  • Red Eyes
  • Runny Nose
  • NasalCongestion
  • Sneezing
  • Itchy Nose
  • Rashes
  • Hives
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea

How to Treat Allergies in Toddlers

Finding proper allergy treatment for your toddler as soon as possible is essential for their long-term health. When allergies are left unaddressed, children experience an increased risk of asthma along with the possibility of developing additional allergies. By addressing their allergies early in life, you can help them avoid these issues down the road. Though the most important tactic in relieving your toddler’s allergy symptoms is reducing their exposure to allergens, there are additional steps you can take. Nightly baths, regular vacuuming, and using allergen-proof linens can help to reduce expose. Following a proper diagnosis by a physician, immunotherapy can be a great treatment option for many toddlers. Whether this is approached through allergy shots, tablets, or drops, it oftenhelps to prevent the onset of asthma and future allergies.

Reach Out to Us Today to Find the Relief Your Toddler Deserves

An allergy specialist at Southern Indiana ENT Sinus & Allergy can help you determine the specific cause of your toddler’s allergies. This is accomplished through allergy tests provided by our team of physicians. After learning about your situation and providing a diagnosis, we will develop a personalized treatment plan to best suit your toddler’s needs. We will help you find relief for your toddler’s allergy symptoms as soon as possible. Give us a call or head over to our contact page to speak with our team today. We would be happy to answer any questions and help you schedule an allergy test with one of our certified allergists.

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