Treatment of allergies to citrus in children
Allergies to citrus in a child is consideredFood allergy, which arises from the increased sensitivity of the body to certain foods. There is an allergy because the immune reactions of food antigens with lymphocytes and antibodies are not functioning properly in the human body.
Antigen is a protein of the product, or certain substances that arise during storage, digestion or other cooking of this product.
Often, an allergy occurs because of an incorrectWork of the immune system. The reason for the failure may be living in an ecologically unfavorable region, and this, of course, will lead to increased contact of the body with allergens. Thus, poor sanitation conditions cause an increased allergen content in foods, besides this, it causes a dysbacteriosis.
The child's allergic reaction to citrus fruits can cause both general and local manifestations.
- Allergic conjunctivitis - red eyes accompanying lacrimation;
- Allergic rhinitis - accompanied by a runny nose, the area of the nose swells, swells and blushes;
- Allergic otitis - the ear swells, which leads to hearing loss;
- Edema of the bronchi - accompanied by whistling during breathing;
- Allergic dermatitis - redness of the skin, itching and rash.
In children, the most common allergy is rashes, diathesis, itching, skin dermatitis. And in adults, the allergy is expressed by various rhinitis and conjunctivitis.
Treatment of allergies must be carried out necessarily,Otherwise the symptoms can develop into more serious diseases - eczema, laryngeal edema, anaphylactic shock, and then immediate reinforcement or hospitalization will be required. Severe cases of an allergic reaction in some cases are accompanied by nausea, vomiting, dizziness. However, the child suffices and the primary symptoms of allergies to citrus fruits, to dislodge him from the rut.
The child constantly itches, does not get enough sleep, and howThe result is physical exhaustion and a final malfunction in the immune system. A child in such a weakened state is not able to learn, so an adult is not able to work normally, especially if the profession requires increased attention. For this reason, it can be said that the problem of allergy concerns the whole society, and not only the suffering affliction.
An allergic reaction to citrus fruits is confirmed by laboratory tests, since similar conjunctivitis, along with mild poisoning of food, has similar symptoms.
Well, and if you know that you are prone to allergies,Then you need to start treating it. It is treated with conventional antihistamines, which can be purchased at the pharmacy. Drugs only eliminate the symptoms of allergies, they do not normalize the work of the immune system. Some antihistamines cause drowsiness, and therefore crane operators, drivers and representatives, whose profession requires increased attention, they are contraindicated.
Drugs cause drowsiness in children, which adversely affects their daily regimen. In addition, drowsiness negatively affects the ability to adequately receive information.
Studies were conducted in whichAnti-allergic reaction to citrus, preparations made on the basis of silicon, showed good results. In addition, they are harmless, and affect the very source of allergies. Nevertheless, the scheme of application must necessarily be agreed with an allergist.