Pediatric Lung & Breathing Care
Helping Your Child Breathe Easier

Your Guide to Pediatric Allergies

At our Allergy Program at our Pediatric Lung Center, board-certified pediatric allergists and pediatric immunologists diagnose, treat, and educate families about allergies in children including:

  • Environmental allergies (indoor/outdoor allergies)
  • Food allergies
  • Drug allergies
  • Anaphylaxis in children caused by allergens

What Are Allergies?

An allergy is a reaction by your body's immune system to something that should be harmless.

The pediatric allergists at our Lung Center will test your child for allergies by pricking the skin with a needle or through a blood test.

What Causes Allergies in Children?

Medications, pollen and certain foods are just a few things that can cause an immune response that result in an allergic reaction.

Below is more information about each type of allergy:


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