Allergies and asthma are the number one chronic conditions that affect children. Any child can suffer from allergies, but it is most common with children who have a family history of the condition. Gundersen Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology can provide diagnosis and treatment options to help children manage their allergies.
Specialists at Gundersen are trained to treat various types of allergies, including:
If your child is suffering from allergy symptoms, the providers in Gundersen's Pediatric Allergy, Asthma and Immunology may order allergy testing or breathing tests to pinpoint the cause of the symptoms.
Depending on the cause, the provider may prescribe medications, or immunotherapy. They will also provide education to help parents and children manage the disease.
There is no cure for allergies or asthma, but with the right care, the diseases can be managed to allow children to lead a normal, active life.