Looking for helpful ways to manage your child’s seasonal allergies? You’re not alone. Use the map below to see what works for other families—and fill out the survey to add your voice to the conversation. The Division of Allergy and Immunology at Children’s Hospital Boston diagnoses and treats children, adolescents and adults with allergic disorders and immunodeficiencies, and now offers services in communities throughout the Greater Boston Area. Contact Allergy and Immunolgy or Request an Appointment.
Spring Allergies Survey Results
|Coping Method||% USED||AVG. RATING||Highlights|
|Neti-pot (Sinus irrigation system)||86%||3.55||0|
|Cleaning mold with diluted bleach||91%||3.86||2 +|
|Running the air conditioner||86%||3.71||0|
|Vacuum carpets frequently/Wash linens frequently||91%||3.7||3 +|
|Wash clothes regularly||91%||4.3||0|
|Wash pets often||82%||3.58||0|
|Nebulizer/Inhaler treatment||82%||4.2||1 +|
|Shower and change after spending time outdoors||95%||3.86||1 +|
|Allergy shots (Immunotherapy)||0%||0||1 +|
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