The over-the-counter availability of allergy nasal spray may lead to questions from allergy sufferers. To help eliminate confusion, Dr. Nancy Wasserbauer answer the 6 most common questions.
Colds, ear infections and other common illnesses are a normal part of childhood. However, some kids have persistent, chronic infections that may signal an underlying problem, known as a primary immunodeficiency or primary immune disorder.
Food allergies have increased by nearly 50 percent in the last 20 years. A patient family shares their story about how an unknown allergy took a serious turn.
For some children and adults, a single insect sting can lead to a life-threatening allergic reaction. In this video, Dr. Nancy Wasserbauer, an allergy and immunology specialist at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses how to prepare for these emergency situations, as well as how to treat milder symptoms.
A study in the journal Clinical & Experimental Allergy reports that kids who grow up with pets are less likely to have animal allergies, especially when exposed as infants.
They say that when you have a child life begins. It is hard to believe that when you aren’t a parent. Life began for us 3 ½ years ago in July 2009.