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- What is a Peanut Allergy
- Foods to Avoid
- The Allergic Reaction
- Recognizing and Treating Anaphylaxis
- Epinephrine Auto-Injectors
- Medical ID Bracelets
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Peanut Free and Nut Free
Other Food Allergies
Treating Eczema with Daily Antihistamines
I've read in certain posts that some kids are given a daily dose of antihistamine to prevent outbreaks of hives from scratches/irritants, etc.
Has anyone had success treating their child's eczema by daily dosing with antihistamine?
What are the long term effects of daily use of antihistamine, any? I wonder if it's no worse than the twice-a-day application of cortizone cream to alleviate the condition.
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