Pediatrics

Allergic diathesis in children: what is the danger?

Red cheeks in children in the first two years of life, unfortunately, not uncommon. Often parents believe that they say nothing will grow. And continue to brush off from the pediatrician’s advice and feed the child foods that he can not have. And the baby, meanwhile, is suffering from itching may be difficult to sleep, not to mention the danger of the development of child allergic diseases and asthma.

What factors provoke allergic diathesis

Called allergic diathesis, hypersensitivity of the body to accept food. This reaction occurs because of the peculiarities of immunity of the child, his neurovegetative system, of metabolism. Adults suffer from allergic diathesis is very rare, since the disease develops because of the characteristics of a child is influenced by a number of factors. Thickets just an allergic reaction to those products that are not subjected to thermal processing, dairy products, food, allergens which remain even after heat treatment: raw milk, yogurt, sweet cheese, fish.

Diathesis can begin, if the child uses more than any products, such as in season fruits. It is also unacceptable to feed your baby foods that are not appropriate for his age: sweets, give lots of sweet, smoked meats, pickles, etc. If you enter into your baby’s diet at the same time several new products, it is also possible to provoke the development of Allergy. In the end, the allergies of the baby will develop not only food, but also animal fur, dust, synthetic materials, etc.

Symptoms of allergic diathesis

The disease appears often in under six months and lasts on average of 2-3 years. The expectant mother, without knowing it, may trigger the development of Allergy at the kid, eating the allergenic food, medicines during pregnancy. Baby, the allergens are transmitted from the mother’s milk when breast-feeding. Why pediatricians so strongly recommend the mother to follow their diet. In case of diathesis in babies starts to peel off the skin of the head, appear kind of yellowish scales (gnas), then, if the child is fed improperly, these signs:

  • Red, scaly and inflamed skin on the cheeks
  • Appear rash in the crotch and on the buttocks
  • Develops a persistent rash on different parts of the skin
  • Disturbed sleep
  • Develop stomatitis, bronchitis, pharyngitis, inflammation of the eyes.

Toddler worried about itching, he begins to brush the skin and can be put in the wound infection. If the time to take action to remove from the baby’s life allergens and to adjust the power, then to 3 years to help enzyme and immune system of the child to differentiate, to stabilize metabolic processes. If an incorrect food of the baby imposed on the immune form of diathesis and adverse living conditions, the disease becomes eczema, neurodermitis, bronchial asthma.

Treatment and prevention of allergic diathesis in children

If the baby has started to develop diathesis, the self he washes only hurt. Treatment ointments, medications, etc. should be conducted only under the guidance of a pediatrician and a dermatologist. Also, experts will tell how to do child at home in the bath with oak bark, succession, etc.

To avoid the development of allergic diathesis, it is important to feed the child to avoid age-appropriate products, nursing mother to watch your diet. If you are only preparing to become a mother, take care of yourself, try not to SuperCool. Avoid infectious diseases, do not take uncontrollably drugs. If the baby is or was at the early age of diathesis, it would be good to pass a test on food allergies: so you can find out what foods the child is not suitable.

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