Asthma, Allergies, Acid Reflux and Exzema

Hailey - posted on 03/20/2009 ( 14 moms have responded )

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My son was born with exzema...when he was 3 weeks old they told me he was a collic baby...6 months later they do an x-ray and discover nope its Acid Reflux. Ayden continually had upper respritory problems and we got a nebulizor. At 11 months old they put my lil boy through Allergy screenings...they found that he is allergic to the dander on dogs and that he has asthma...he is on zantac for his acid reflux, aquafur bath lotion for his exzema, and when he needs it pulmacourt and allbuteral for his asthma... is there anyone else who has a child like this...i feel like i shouldn't take him out cuz when i do he comes in all conjested...

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Romy - posted on 05/27/2009

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I am a Homeopathic Doctor who works with many kids with allergies and many other health conditions. Homeopathic Medicine would be a wonderful way to get your son healthy without the harmful side effects of certain drugs. I am in the toronto area, but let me know where you live and I can give you some names of holistic health practitiners near you if you're interested.

Be well, Romy Budlovsky! :)

Leslie - posted on 05/15/2009

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We have battled asthma and allergies with my daughter since she was about 2 monts old. When she turned 2 yrs her pedi put her on a singulair once a day and it has been amazing. She hasn't been to the dr in over 4 months ( which is GREAT for her) and hasn't use her nebulizor in over 2 months. I have it on hand and ready that way if she ever sounds weezy I can give it to her. Her pedi also told me that while taking singulair if she shows any signs of allergies that it is ok to give her claritin for 3 or 4 days, but we haven't had to use it yet. I never took her to have allergy test done. All I can say is that singulair is the best thing we could have found for her. She is like a totally different child since she has started taking it.

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Mindy - posted on 05/25/2009

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Hi I am new here and this sounds exactly what we went through with my now 5yo daughter! She had reflux but outgrew that thank goodness! We now have to deal with the eczema, allergies and asthma. My husband passed down all of this to her! She takes singulair once daily, but during certain times of the year and certain things just triggers bad asthma attacks! We have an inhaler and nebulizer. When the inhaler doesn't work we do breathing treatments. It is nice to have others that understand what you are going through. Having a child with asthma is soo scary!

Deena - posted on 05/02/2009

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I know he is on lots of medications but I only see one for the allergies (which is the root cuase of everything else) My husband takes both singulair and one other allergy medication to keep his asthma in check. Keep working with the allergist to find the right combination. Is your allergist a pediatric allergist? Every person and every allergen mean a different medication might be needed.

Jolene - posted on 04/28/2009

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my 3 year old daughter has exzema and asthma she has been using the nebuilzor for about 2 1/2 years, u still have a big trip ahead of u and dont be afraid to let him be outside. He will tell u when he doesn't want to go out side. My daughter come to find out she has problems with the mildew out side and they put her on a permit allgery med. that has help her. But the minute that she gets sick with a cold it goes right back into her lungs. Have ur doctor test to see if the immonua shot that is required for babies is working because my daughter had to have a booster and that has help somewhat. Also watch his ears, my daughter had to have tubes and had only thrown one effection that we have caught. She cant hear her self and still has problem with her speech delevopment.

Melissa - posted on 04/28/2009

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I do yay someone else who understands my frustration, well where do i begin, My daughter is 6 months old tomorrow and she has been diagnosed with a Cows Milk Protein allergy so she is on a formula called Neocate, she also has Colic and severe reflux she has Zantac 1ml and is allergic to lots of diffrent foods to date we have tried Farex she got a rash with diarreah she also got the same results with a teething rusk tonight i tried her on apple puree and she got a really bad rash all over her body including her head, she vomits all of the time the thickner is just pointless and expensive. So i am having a tough time at the moment the poor little bugger also got a rare skin infection at just 2 weeks old called Staph Scalded Skin Syndrome, to date we dont feel as though we have gotten anywhere with her so i do very much understand ur frustration.

Rabaab - posted on 04/27/2009

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I have two children, and for me it is the same. I have the same problem. My child has allergies and they have ezema. My youngest child has quite bad ezema. Do you have allergies in your family. in my family it is heredity so that is why we have it. hang in there, it will get better..

Jaime - posted on 04/08/2009

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Kids are so amazing at what they can deal with, most adults wouldn't even beable to walk across the room but the kids don't seem to realize anything is wrong with there breathing. Morgan has just recently started asking for her puffers just as I am about to pull them out and give her a puff. Makes me feel alot better that she is realizing when she needs them. I still watch her like a hawk, but the terror of her having a full blown asthma attack is decreasing. Yes singular works wonders for Morgan, puffer use is probally cut down by 70%.

Hailey - posted on 04/06/2009

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Ayden has singular before bed every night...I think it's helping him...He started wheezing again the other day after being outside a lot so he got a breathing treatment....I feel so bad for kids with this stuff...





Hailey - posted on 04/06/2009

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Ayden has singular before bed every night...I think it's helping him...He started wheezing again the other day after being outside a lot so he got a breathing treatment....I feel so bad for kids with this stuff...





Jaime - posted on 04/06/2009

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My youngest daughter had severe asthma starting when she was 7 weeks old. We have used a variety of steroids, inhalers, antibiotics, yearly hospitalizations. When she was 2 yrs we started her on a daily dose of singular (not a steriod), needless to say we don't need the use of her puffers as much. We have a set of puffers everywhere in our house/car/friends just in case. We also have an inhalation machine for our house, some days when I can hear some slight wheezing I will give her a saline treatment and it clears her chest right up.

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Hi.I have a 18 month old daughter,Abigaile.We took her to a Allergy and Asthma Specialist almost 6 weeks ago,she is allergic too all molds and cockroaches(which we do not have).But we do live in an area that is plowed and has wheat and corn growing in it all year around...and that attracts them..She is prone to URI,CONGESTION,Coughing,and alot of mucus build-up..She was put on dehistine syrup three times a day,which has helped greatly,but still has some problems...Keep working with allergy specialist.and good luck

Hailey - posted on 03/22/2009

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thanks...I lay awake for hours worrying about him





Hannah - posted on 03/22/2009

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My daughter is now 9 months old and has had problems with growth and weight gain from birth. She is now on prescribed formula, extra calorie stuff to be added to all feeds including meals, cant have any soya or cow's milk and has asthma and is still undergoin tests, the next of which they will be putting her to sleep whilst they put a camera down her throught to have a look around and take some biopsies. She gets ill verry easily so I know exactly how you feel. It can be very worrying and stressfull. There are many nightsthat i sit down and just can't get everything off my mind. The best thing you can do is just keep talking to friends and that it will help you alot.

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