Children Often Sneeze in the Morning? This is the cause and how to prevent it

When children often bErsin in the morning, it could beSigns that your child has allergies. Well, this complaint can be triggered by various things. Come on, Bun, find out what causes children to sneeze frequently in the morning and how to prevent them.

Children sneezing in the morning can be a sign that he has allergic rhinitis. In addition to sneezing, allergic rhinitis can also be accompanied by a stuffy or runny nose, runny nose, and itchy eyes. This complaint will usually recur, especially when the child is exposed to the triggering factor of the allergy.

Recognizing the Cause of Your Little One Sneezing in the Morning

Allergic rhinitis generally begins in childhood. This condition is caused by the child's immune system being too sensitive to allergens or allergy-triggering substances that enter the nose. Allergens can vary, ranging from pollen, mites, dust, animal dander, cockroaches, or cigarette smoke.

Exposure to these allergens can occur throughout the night when the child is asleep, but allergy symptoms may only appear when he wakes up. Every child can have different allergy triggers. To determine the cause of allergies, you can take your little one to the doctor so that later an allergy test will be carried out.

After knowing the trigger factors for allergies in children, the doctor will explain what things your little one needs to avoid so that the allergy symptoms do not recur. In addition, the doctor will also provide treatment to relieve the allergy symptoms experienced by the Little One.

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In fact, the most effective way to prevent allergic rhinitis is to avoid allergens. are some ways you can do to prevent your child from sneezing frequently in the morning:

1. Jkeep the house clean

To reduce allergy symptoms in children, the cleanliness of the house needs to be maintained. Try to clean the house regularly, especially in the Little One's room. Don't forget to change sheets, pillowcases, and blankets once a week.

Mothers also need to change their baby's pillow every 2-3 years. Also, avoid piling lots of stuff in the room, as well as using carpets, cotton wool, and stuffed animals to reduce exposure to dust and mites.

2. Clean the air conditioner and fan

Dust and dirt stuck to the air conditioner and fan can trigger an allergic reaction in your little one. For that, make sure the AC or fan used is always clean, right, Bun. Make sure to regularly clean the air conditioner or fan at least once every 2-3 months.  

Not only that, if there are lots of trees outside, it's a good idea to always close the bedroom window to prevent pollen from entering the house and triggering your child to sneeze frequently in the morning.

3. Use humidifier

You can use humidifier or humidifying the air at home, especially in places where children frequently visit, such as the playroom and bedroom. The use of this tool is useful for maintaining air quality and preventing children's allergies from getting worse.

4. Regularly change clothes

Get used to the child to immediately take a shower and change clothes after activities outside, yes, Bun. This is useful so that your little one avoids allergens that may stick to his clothes.

5. Jprotect children from pollution and cigarette smoke

Excessive exposure to pollutants, such as vehicle fumes and cigarette smoke, can trigger allergic reactions in children, one of which is frequent sneezing in the morning. Not only that, this condition can even worsen allergic diseases in the airways, such as asthma and allergic rhinitis.

Therefore, to protect your little one from germs and pollutants when doing activities outside the home, you should get your little one used to wearing an appropriate mask.

6. Take medicine

Taking medication can also be one way to prevent and treat complaints of frequent sneezing due to allergic rhinitis. Drugs that are commonly used to relieve symptoms of allergic rhinitis are antihistamines and decongestants.

However, before giving your little one allergy medicine, you must consult a doctor first, yes.

If the child often sneezes in the morning until their activities are disrupted or other more severe allergy symptoms appear, such as itching, swollen lips and eyes, or shortness of breath, immediately consult your child to the doctor for treatment.