Helping Children with Outdoor Allergies
Help your kids enjoy outdoors, symptom free.
Nearly 5.2 million children under age 18 experience hay fever in the past 12 months and 7.1 million have respiratory allergies.1
Seasonal allergies can start at almost any age, though they usually do not develop before a child is 2 years old. Most people with seasonal allergies develop them by age 20.2
Recognize allergic symptoms in kids
If your child develops "cold" symptoms at the same time every year, seasonal allergies might be to blame. Allergy symptoms, which usually come on suddenly and last for as long as a person is exposed to the allergen, can include.2
Itchy nose and/or throat2
Clear, runny nose2
Itchy, watery, and/or red eyes2
Get to know what triggers your child’s allergies
You can help minimize symptoms
Here are tips to alleviate seasonal allergies:4
Stay indoors with the windows closed when the pollen count is high, and on windy days4
Control dust in the home, especially in your child's bedroom.4
When possible, remove wall-to-wall carpet, window blinds, and down-filled blankets or pillows4
Wash bedding, curtains, and clothing often. Use hot water. This helps get rid of dust mites4
Use air conditioning instead of opening the windows 4
After playing outside on days when the pollen count is high, have your child take a shower. They should also wash their hair and change clothes.4
Learn more about managing your child's allergy symptoms.
*you have to avoid allergy causing triggers like pets’ danders
Relieve their outdoor allergies with Telfast® Oral suspension for children.4
Get 12-hour relief from outdoor seasonal allergies, without impacting their ability to concentrate due to drowsiness.4
1. Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Allergies and Hay Fever, Available at: (https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/allergies.htm), last accessed:14/4/2022.
2. KidsHealth, Seasonal Allergies (Hay Fever), Available at: https://kidshealth.org/en/parents/seasonal-allergies.html , last accessed: 14/4/2022.
3. Stanford Children`s health, Treatment for a Child's Allergy to Dust or Pollen, Available at: https://www.stanfordchildrens.org/en/topic/default?id=treatment-for-a-childs-allergy-90-P01668 ; last accessed: 14/4/2022.
4. Ministry of health, Telfast approved leaflet, approval date 29/11/2018.
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