Why See a Pediatric Allergist?

Children with allergies and asthma often suffer much more than a stuffy nose, itchy eyes, or shortness of breath.  Kids with allergies can experience emotional stress, sleeping difficulties, academic troubles and peer conflicts.  Even young children with food allergies can worry about eating foods that may be cross-contaminated with an allergen, and their parents experience their own unique challenges, searching for foods free of allergens.  Pediatric allergists can recognize and navigate through these unique stressors.  Pediatric allergists understand what types of treatments are safe for children, and can develop action plans for schools.  They are trained to help children with allergies lead healthy and enjoyable lives.

Pediatric allergists complete medical school, plus three to four years of pediatric residency training.  After that, they must obtain board certification with the American Board of Pediatrics, and complete two more years of an allergy-immunology fellowship.  Dr. Agrawal specializes in both pediatric and adult allergies and asthma.  He is board certified with the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, and with the American Board of Pediatrics.  He is happy to care for you and your entire family!

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