Emollients, topical corticosteroids and avoidance of triggers remain the mainstays of treatment in children with eczema.
Under-use of topical treatment continues to be more of a concern than overuse.
Allergic rhinitis is the most common cause of rhinitis.
It is caused by environmental allergies and is characterized by an itchy or runny nose, sneezing, and nasal congestion.
Headaches are common during childhood and become more common and increase in frequency during adolescence.
The rational, cost-effective evaluation of children with headache begins with a careful history.
Once the headache diagnosis is established, management must be based on the frequency and severity of headache and the impact on the patient's lifestyle.
Loratadine, sold under the brand name Claritin among others, is a medication used to treat allergies.
This includes allergic rhinitis (hay fever) and hives.
Post-nasal drip may lead to chronic sore throat, chronic cough, or throat clearing.
Post-nasal drip can be caused by excessive or thick mucus secretions or impairment in the normal clearance of mucus from the nose and throat. Rhinitis can be either acute or chronic, and is categorized into three areas: allergic rhinitis, non-allergic rhinitis, and mixed rhinitis (a combination of allergic and non-allergic).