5 Most Common Allergies in Children

There’s usually a genetic predisposition when it comes to allergies. Members of the same family who have allergies have a higher chance of its development.

Here are 5 most common allergens.

Airborne allergies

The most common airborne allergen is pollen. The second most common is household dust mite. And then you have animal dander from dogs and cats. And you can also get mold spores.

Food allergies

The most common food allergens are egg whites, cow’s milk, soy, wheat, nuts, fish and shellfish, and less commonly corn.

Insect stings allergies

Insect allergies are quite common. If you live in a country where it’s quite warm and there are a lot of flowers, bees and wasps and allergy to their stings are pretty common.

Medicine allergies

Medicine allergies are also quite common. There are a lot of kids who have allergic tendencies, and they could also be allergic to penicillin. Penicillin allergy is still very common. And the prevalence is increasing for a complex number of reasons.

Chemical allergies

Latex is the number one chemical to talk about. It’s still pretty common and a lot of practices and hospitals now use latex-free gloves.

Source: flo.health