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Children’s Outdoor Allergies

Help your kid enjoy more of the great outdoors by learning how to help reduce their exposure to common seasonal allergyX allergy
An exaggerated response of the immune system to a substance that is ordinarily harmless.
triggers.

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Overview

Because they come and go with the seasons, outdoor allergiesX outdoor allergies
Characterized by an overreaction of the immune system to certain allergens (see Allergens) commonly found outside, such as tree, grass or weed pollens, mold spores, etc. (Also called hay fever and seasonal allergies). Outdoor allergies tend to last for shorter periods of time than those caused by…
are often called seasonal allergiesX seasonal allergies
A chronic disease characterized by an overreaction of the immune system to certain allergens commonly found outside, such as tree, grass, or weed pollens,or mold spores. Also called hay fever, outdoor allergies.
. They’re caused by an overreaction of your child’s immune systemX immune system
The body’s defense system that protects us against infections and foreign substances.
to certain proteins found outside from sources like moldX mold
Parasitic, microscopic fungi (like Alternaria) that float in the air like pollen. Mold spores are a common trigger for allergies and can be found in damp areas, such as the basement or bathroom, as well as outdoors in grass, leaf piles, hay, mulch or under mushrooms.
spores and tree, grass or weed pollens. Depending on where you live and the current weather conditions, seasonal allergies can start as early as February and last until that first frost.1

While seasonal allergens can be difficult to avoid because it seems like they’re everywhere, there are things you can do to help minimize your kid’s exposure and manage their symptoms so they can have more fun.

Select an allergyX allergy
An exaggerated response of the immune system to a substance that is ordinarily harmless.
to learn more:

POLLEN ALLERGIES

MOLD ALLERGIES

CHILDREN'S ALLERGY SYMPTOMS

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RUNNY NOSE
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ITCHY, WATERY EYES
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SNEEZING
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ITCHY NOSE OR THROAT
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NASAL CONGESTION
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Pollen Allergies

PollenX Pollen
A fine, powdery substance, typically yellow, consisting of microscopic grains discharged from the male part of a flower called stamens or from the male cone of a tree.
from weeds, trees and grass is a common trigger for seasonal allergiesX seasonal allergies
A chronic disease characterized by an overreaction of the immune system to certain allergens commonly found outside, such as tree, grass, or weed pollens,or mold spores. Also called hay fever, outdoor allergies.
. Pollen spores are small, light and dry, so the wind can carry them long distances. Pollen counts vary, depending on several factors, including the weather, time of day and where you live.

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DID YOU KNOW?

Ragweed, a major source of pollenX pollen
A fine, powdery substance, typically yellow, consisting of microscopic grains discharged from the male part of a flower called stamens or from the male cone of a tree.
allergies, has been discovered as far as 400 miles out to sea and up to two miles in the atmosphere.1

Tips for Kids with Pollen Allergies

  • PLAN PLAY TIME
    Try to plan your kid’s outdoor activities when pollenX pollen
    A fine, powdery substance, typically yellow, consisting of microscopic grains discharged from the male part of a flower called stamens or from the male cone of a tree.
    counts are low. And try to keep your child inside on dry, hot and windy days when pollen counts are high as wind can blow pollen further.2
     
  • KEEP POLLENX POLLEN
    A fine, powdery substance, typically yellow, consisting of microscopic grains discharged from the male part of a flower called stamens or from the male cone of a tree.
    OUTSIDE

    PollenX Pollen
    A fine, powdery substance, typically yellow, consisting of microscopic grains discharged from the male part of a flower called stamens or from the male cone of a tree.
    spores can hitch a ride on your little one’s shoes, clothing and hair and get tracked inside. After spending time outdoors, have your kid take off their shoes, change their clothes and take a quick bath to remove pollen.
     
  • CLEAR THE AIR
    When driving, keep windows up and set the air conditioner on "recirculate". At home, keep windows closed, use air conditioning and be sure to change your filters often.
     
  • TAKE COUNT
    Pollen levels change often. And when they do, so can your child’s symptoms. Check the pollen countX pollen count
    A measure of the amount of pollen in the air. The counts are usually reported for three types of pollen: grasses, trees and weeds. The count is reported as grains per cubic meter of air and is translated into a corresponding level: absent, low, moderate, high or very high.
    in your area with our pollen forecast tool.
  • GROW SMART
    Plant an allergyX allergy
    An exaggerated response of the immune system to a substance that is ordinarily harmless.
    -friendly yard for your kids to play in. Some common types of grass produce more pollen spores, including Timothy, Johnson, Bermuda, blue, orchard and sweet vernal grasses. Instead, try planting the female version of buffalo grass as it produces little to no pollen. If you’re planting trees, stick with species, such as Catalpa, Crepe myrtle, dogwood, fir or redwood trees. Avoid planting sunflowers, daisies and chrysanthemums in your yard as they’re all related to ragweed. If you’re not sure what to plant, ask your local garden center before you buy.3
     
  • BE PREPARED
    Be sure to keep allergy medicine for kids on hand for when seasonal allergy symptoms strike. Children’s Claritin ® Chewables are for children ages 2 years and older and are easy-to-take tablets and Claritin ® RediTabs ® for Juniors are for children ages 6 years and older and dissolve in your kid’s mouth without water for convenient children’s allergy relief on the go.
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Mold Allergies

Overview

Microscopic moldX mold
Parasitic, microscopic fungi (like Alternaria) that float in the air like pollen. Mold spores are a common trigger for allergies and can be found in damp areas, such as the basement or bathroom, as well as outdoors in grass, leaf piles, hay, mulch or under mushrooms.
spores float in the air like pollenX pollen
A fine, powdery substance, typically yellow, consisting of microscopic grains discharged from the male part of a flower called stamens or from the male cone of a tree.
, causing seasonal allergyX allergy
An exaggerated response of the immune system to a substance that is ordinarily harmless.
symptoms. Outdoors, molds thrive in shady, damp areas, including soil, plants, rotting wood, compost piles or dead leaves.

Since mold thrives in damp spaces, your child’s mold allergy symptoms may be more common during the summer months when it’s hot and humid. Although, they may be prevalent year-round in warmer climates. While pollen spores die with the first frost, mold spores simply go dormant during the winter. And when spring comes, the spores grow back.4

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DID YOU KNOW?

While some molds form colonies that you can see with the unaided eye, others can only be viewed under a microscope. So, just because you can’t see the moldX mold
Parasitic, microscopic fungi (like Alternaria) that float in the air like pollen. Mold spores are a common trigger for allergies and can be found in damp areas, such as the basement or bathroom, as well as outdoors in grass, leaf piles, hay, mulch or under mushrooms.
, doesn’t mean it’s not there!4

Tips for Kids with Mold Allergies

  • LEAVE IT OUTSIDE
    Shoes, clothing and hair can all be magnets for moldX mold
    Parasitic, microscopic fungi (like Alternaria) that float in the air like pollen. Mold spores are a common trigger for allergies and can be found in damp areas, such as the basement or bathroom, as well as outdoors in grass, leaf piles, hay, mulch or under mushrooms.
    spores. To help prevent tracking mold in, have everyone remove their shoes before entering your home and make sure your kid changes his or her clothes right away after spending time outside. It’s also a good idea to have your child bathe after playing outdoors. If you’re pinched for time, at least have them wash their hands and face well after coming in.5
     
  • MAKE A MOLDX MOLD
    Parasitic, microscopic fungi (like Alternaria) that float in the air like pollen. Mold spores are a common trigger for allergies and can be found in damp areas, such as the basement or bathroom, as well as outdoors in grass, leaf piles, hay, mulch or under mushrooms.
    MOVE

    To help reduce the number of mold spores from the yard that can enter your home, keep leaves, grass and yard clippings away from the house. You can also try to cut back any trees and/or brush that are close to the house.5
     
  • SKIP THE LINE
    Bedding or clothing hung out to dry on a clothes line may pick up mold spores. Use a clothes dryer instead.5
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Want to Talk to your Pediatrician?

The Smart Allergy Mom® Toolkit has questions to ask your pediatrician about your kid's allergies so you can have more productive doctor's visits.

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