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Allergies and Immunology
Discover the conditions we treat and treatments we provide at Children's National Hospital. Providers at Children's National work with you and your family to decide on the best care plan for your child. Learn more about the Division of Allergy and Immunology.
X-linked agammaglobulinemia is a rare genetic disease. It causes a weakened immune system and difficulty fighting infections. Learn more about this condition.
Allergy and asthma are among the most common health problems, with more than 50 million people afflicted with asthma, seasonal hay fever, or other allergy-related conditions each year. Learn more about this condition.
Allergies are problems of the immune system. Most allergic reactions happen when the immune system reacts to a “false alarm.” Lean more about this condition.
Cow’s milk protein intolerance, or CMPI, is a condition in which the body’s immune system reacts to protein found in cow’s milk. Learn more about this condition.
Atopic dermatitis, also called eczema, is a skin disorder that usually appears in babies or very young children, and may last until the child reaches adolescence or adulthood. Eczema causes the skin to itch, turn red and flake. Learn more about this condition.
Learn more about oral immunotherapy for peanut allergy, which is is when we expose your child to peanut starting at very low doses and slowly increase to a target peanut dose. The goal is to reduce symptoms of an allergic reaction in case your child accidentally eats peanut.