Allergy by season and the common cold may similar. It is difficult to distinguish them. If you observe carefully, you can still recognize what is your baby happening.
Put yourself the questions below in order to determine your baby is or isn’t allergic disease:
The weather transforms the season or not?
If having, your baby may be allergic. Allergy by season will happen every year at the same time and the same circumstance. For examples, trees drop in leaves or bloom flowers. The allergic symptoms such as sneezing, congestion, runny nose are the body’s response to breathe allergens (such as pollen or mold spore). They exist in the surrounding air. Conversely, the cold is caused by viruses. They can appear in any environment, happen in four seasons at every year, and particularly popular in the winter months.
Can these symptoms appear suddenly?
If having, your baby may get allergic disease. An another sign of allergy by season, these symptoms appear suddenly and last. These symptoms of cold will appear gradually and disappear in around 7 to 10 days. However, the allergy can last from several weeks to several months when the baby contacts directly with allergens.
Can your baby be itchy or watery eyes?
If having, your baby may be allergic. Many babies appear the symptoms of this allergic disease when an agent causes the allergy, which makes swelling conjunctivitis, allergic conjunctivitis. A thin membrane covers the inside of the eyelids and a part of the eyeball.
The baby doesn’t have a fever or watery nose with yellow or green liquid, right?
If the baby doesn’t have the symptoms, your baby may be in allergic disease. The allergic symptoms never accompany with a fever, while cold disease sometimes appears. If your baby is allergic, the baby’s nose secretes a liquid instead of yellow or green liquid when the baby has a cold disease.
If you suspect your baby has the allergy, an only way to determine the baby’s allergic disease. Parents should give them check allergies. This test can be conducted on the skin (where an allergic agent put under the skin to check the reaction of the body) or through a blood test.
If your baby is really allergic, your doctor advises that you should avoid the baby contacting with allergens or has them a prescription to help them reduce these allergic symptoms.
You believe that your baby has a cold, please consult your doctor’ advisory before taking cold drugs. Several evidences show that cold drugs have side effects or cause harmful to the baby. You can give your baby with acetaminophen or ibuprofen oral to reduce fever or cold disease.
- The babies get easy a cold or allergic disease. So, parents should care closely their babies. The article shows that parents mistake easy the two diseases. Because it is difficult to distinguish them. This leads to use wrong drugs and causes side effects for their babies. Therefore, the article gives these symptoms of the two diseases in order to help distinguish easier. Their babies become serious when using the drugs. Parents go them to see their doctor immediately. At hospital, doctors handle directly and give the reasonable methods for babies.