Allergy in babies: causes and symptoms
Hello, dear readers! Young parents have a hard time, as a small baby is a major change in life.
Not only that, he needs special care and constant attention, so more can happen in different diseases, such as allergies.
Imagine the situation: there was an Allergy in the newborn you the baby you see in the photo. He’s constantly acting out, showing that his worry for something, and to say that it can’t.
What will you feel? Of course, first and foremost, there will be panic.A panic in such a situation is bad.
Better read carefully through this article in which I reveal all the secrets of pediatric Allergy in infants, and learn to understand and prevent this disease.
Why infants may be intolerant of something?
Modern medicine identifies the following causes of infant allergies:
Having dealt with the reasons why, let’s review the symptoms of hypersensitivity in the infant. Knowing the first signs of the disease, it can be easily distinguished from any other. And what it looks like allergies in infants?
Symptoms of infant allergies
The most common impairments, talking about the presence of Allergy are:
- Disruptions in the digestive tract
The intestine is the most sensitive system in the body of the newborn. If something happens to his health, the gut immediately reacts and shows it.
From baby allergies when experiencing pain, bloating, diarrhea unnatural greenish, constipation. Vomiting become more frequent and unpredictable.
- Failures in the respiratory system
The baby begins to snore, and sometimes even snoring. Nose mucous discharge appear in abundant quantity. Severe hypersensitivity in infancy may be accompanied by bronchospasm.
The most severe manifestation of the disease is swelling Kwinke, anaphylactic shock leading to the condition. The main symptom of angioedema is cyanosis of the epidermis.
- Skin lesions
Rash on the face is the most common symptom of infant allergies. The skin is red, inflamed, and can crack and peel, dry. It jumped numerous spots: the usual tiny red prickly heat or hives.
Suppose you notice the above deterioration in the baby. What to do next? Is it possible to do something with infant allergies? If you want to know the answers, read on.
Treatment for the little ones
Children’s antiallergic therapy is conducted in several stages. Primary treatment is the removal of the substance that caused the attack. To do this, you need to identify the substance.
How? Just carefully inspect the baby. Perhaps this substance in his hand or mouth (latex nipple, for example). The reaction may happen on the mixture, replacing the mother’s milk. If you fed an artificial mixture, then read reviews about it.
It may well be that it caused negative reaction not only from your child. To determine the allergen will help the allergist with the help of special tests. This is the easiest, fastest and most reliable way.
To treat Allergy as a disease is very difficult. You have to deal with its manifestations. For this purpose, various pharmaceutical preparations and procedures:
- ointments and creams with anti-allergic and anti-inflammatory actions (for the treatment of skin lesions);
- diet to eliminate intestinal disorders;
- medications for oral, providing antihistamine action.
Diet in the occurrence of infant allergies is very necessary. If the disease occurred after the first feeding or placing the baby on the mixture, some of those foodstuffs would have to give.
The mother, breastfeeding also has to stick to a diet. It does not include:
- milk in its pure form;
- dishes with spices in a rich number of.
Children-newborn must begin to feed breast natural way as early as possible. To prevent allergies to the vaccine, you need to individually select the vaccination schedule. To do this will only a doctor to evaluate the condition of the baby.
Now you know how to manifest infant Allergy. Moreover, you know how to prevent it and how to deal with it. I hope I fully answered the questions listed in the beginning. If you like it, then share it with friends on social networks.
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Author: Anna Derbeneva (dermatologist)