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My seven year old daughter has all the symptoms of allergies: watery eyes, runny nose and sneezing. Is it safe to give her a counter allergy, or should I first go to the doctor with her?
Response from Dr. James Li, Allergic Diseases, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota, USA:
If allergy symptoms are mild, you may be given antihistamine to a child without danger. Try one of antihistamines and if the daughter’s symptoms disappeared, perhaps that is all she needs. However, if symptoms do not disappear, consult your doctor or an allergist before giving any medication. Read the rest of this entry »