Allergic rhinitis, commonly referred to as allergies or hay fever, affects more than 10 percent of U.S. children aged 17 years and under, according to the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology. The numbers continue to rise.
Conditions We Treat
Allergic conjunctivitis is when a child’s eyes become red, itchy and watery due to an allergic reaction. Learn more about the triggers.
Anaphylaxis is a type of allergic reaction. Specifically, it is a whole-body reaction to a chemical that becomes an allergen.
Children with asthma have sensitive airways that become more irritated with certain triggers. This makes it difficult for them to breathe. Learn more.
Atopic dermatitis is a severe form of eczema that causes scaly and itchy rashes.
A relatively new condition, the Children’s Health team, affiliated with UT Southwestern, has seen a rise in the incidence of eosinophilic disorders (EoE) over the past few years. EoE is a condition in which there is inflammation of the esophagus. This is often seen in patients who have other allergic disorders, such as asthma, eczema and food allergies.
A latex allergy is a reaction to proteins found in natural rubber latex. Learn the causes and symptoms.
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