Allergy and Asthma

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How to Use a Nebulizer Machine

If your child develops wheezing, we may recommend that he/she receive breathing treatments via a nebulizer machine. The prescription will consist of two parts: The box of albuterol vials The nebulizer machine Unscrew the top of the canister at the end of the tubing, empty one vial of albuterol into it, then turn on [...]

How to Use a Nebulizer Machine2021-04-28T12:28:50-06:00

Allergic Reactions

Allergic reactions can be triggered by foods, medications, insect stings, pollen, or other substances.  Although most allergic reactions aren’t serious, severe reactions can be life-threatening and can require immediate medical attention. Avoid substances that are known to trigger an allergic reaction in the child.  Keep an oral antihistamine such as diphenhydramine (Benadryl or Claritin) [...]

Allergic Reactions2018-02-01T21:52:30-06:00

Allergy Advice

Allergy medications can help alleviate symptoms if used regularly. Nasal Spray (such as Flonase, Rhinocort, Nasonex, or Nasacort): This should be used once a day in the morning (usually 1 spray in each nostril).  It takes 2 weeks for this medicine to become optimally effective.  Nasal sprays can be very helpful if used daily [...]

Allergy Advice2020-05-12T14:32:09-06:00