Allergy in children.

Allergy — Is disease, in which the body reacts inappropriately to the different, often quite harmless substances, called allergens. Show allergy may be in the form of skin rashes and irritation, rhinitis, conjunctivitis, asthma, digestive disorders, etc. up to anaphylactic shock — a rapidly developing state of threatening the life of man.

Babies often arise conditions such as diathesisatopic dermatitis. Their main reason — the immaturity of the enzymes of the digestive tract. That's why most of the children on reaching 3-4 years when enzymes "ripen" atopic dermatitis passes.

In cases of suspected allergic disease must apply to the

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Atopic dermatitis: causes and manifestations

Atopic dermatitis (AD) — a chronic inflammation of the genetically determined skin allergic nature. It may cause a few, and even a lot of factors — allergens enteringorganism baby food (with food), the contact (in contact with the skin and clothing, etc.), or respiratory infections (inhaled pollens, dust).

Atopic dermatitis usually develops in early childhood (most often — in2-3 months) and extends to3-4 years, but may remain for a lifetime.

The risk of developing atopic dermatitis increases with a genetic predisposition to allergic reactions, or if the expectant mother eats a large amount of allergens (such as citrus fruits,

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Diagnosis and treatment of atopic dermatitis

The diagnosis of atopic dermatitis sets children's pediatrician or allergist at the examination. He has to ask in detail about the nature of the parents of child nutrition, living conditions, manifestations of the disease. In the future, if the child has a diathesis, must be constantly observed by a doctor for a correct nutrition and the prevention of exacerbations.

Eliminating allergens

The most important thing parents need to do, to try to identify and eliminate possible allergens. Since there are three natural ways of penetration of allergens — food (while eating and drinking), pin (with direct exposure to

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Diathesis in children

Mysterious term

Active familiarize the masses with the achievements of modern medical science has led to the fact that many highly technical medical terms are used constantly in our everyday speech. Phrases such as "heart attack", "stroke", "shock", "resection" on everyone's lips, but the fact this is not evidence of understanding the meaning of these words. Rightful place among the above-noted terms is such a thing as a diathesis. The word is well known to anyone who has a child, everyone who visited the children's clinic and everyone who crossed the threshold of the house, where there is a

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