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Allergic rhinitis in children

Seasonal allergy (hay fever)
You may know some people with hay fever. When pollen blows in the wind, these people begin to sneeze and itch in their noses as well as runny. The tree pollen is the usual reason for this condition in the spring, while the ragweed is the reason in the autumn (the flowers rarely cause hay fever because of the large size of their pollen, where they cannot fly over distances; rather they move from a place To a place by insects and other beings).
Hay fever usually affects children after they are three or four years old, and it is often a hereditary condition within the family. Also, it is likely that the tears of the eyes and the feeling of itching in them constantly are symptoms of allergies, and the doctor can make sure to diagnose allergies based on symptoms and physical examination and his knowledge of the nature of the most common and widespread pollen in your area at different times of the year.
The incidence of allergic rhinitis throughout the year
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Children snoring and disturbing breathing


Snoring is usually nothing more than a disturbing sound, but it is sometimes a sign of developing obstructive sleep apnea syndrome, which is actually a serious problem. When a person sleeps in a deep sleep, the muscles that hold the throat open loosely and narrow the airway, and the large almond and flesh can further exacerbate the problem. No longer flowing in, so the child’s oxygen level decreases, so he wakes up gasping for air.
This process is repeated many times during the night, and in the morning the child feels that he barely got a little sleep and also has a headache. During the time spent in school, the child is either drowsy or tense (which happens to some children when they feel tired), and their grades are likely to decrease and their educational level will be affected. Over time, a low rate of oxygen in the blood can damage the heart. It is worth noting that sleep apnea is inherited within families, as one of the parents may have snoring problems that appear with chronic fatigue.
Sometimes a child with obstructive sleep apnea syndrome sleeps with his head raised on several cushions or fixed at the highest point on the edge of the mattress in an attempt to keep the airway open. In spite of this, sometimes snoring is the only symptom of this syndrome, so doctors conduct tests for obstructive sleep apnea syndrome using sleep studies or recording movements during sleep, which requires hospitalization throughout the night.

If the tonsils and adenoids are large, then they may have to be removed, and if the child is obese, weight loss is often the primary treatment for him. Some children need to sleep wearing a muzzle through which compressed air is pumped into the nose, which is known as a CPAP device or continuous positive air pressure. Although this device takes some time to get used to, it provides immediate comfort for the child.

Chronic irritating breathing

It is a common condition and is usually not dangerous, but every child should be examined to make disturbing noises when breathing. There are many children who snore a little snoring behind the nose, and while it is similar to snoring in adults, children export it during their waking times. It appears to be the result of the fact that they have not yet learned to control the soft palate, and with time they will outgrow it.

A common type of chronic irritant breathing is caused by the complete development of cartilage around the larynx. When the child breathes, the cartilage moves heavily, makes a rattle, and the child makes a disturbing sound that doctors call a creak. It makes the child seem to suffocate, but he can breathe in this way indefinitely. In most cases, creaking occurs only when the child breathes hard, especially during a cold. The creaks usually disappear when he calms down or sleeps. The condition may improve when the child lies on his stomach. And if your child suffers creaking, it is imperative to speak with the doctor. Be aware that the beginning of a creak again is one of the important things to take care of, because it can be caused by the child suffocating one of the things. The simple squeaks, it fades completely when the child grows up.

Sudden breathing that affects young or old children can be the result of croup, asthma, or any other infection, and therefore requires immediate medical attention.

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