Children's Allergy, Asthma & Immunology

Children's Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology


We can help you and your children breathe easier.

Part of the University of Mississippi Medical Center, Children's of Mississippi allergists and immunologists are board-certified in the diagnosis and treatment of allergies, asthma, and other diseases of the immune system. Whether a child needs relief from pet or dust allergies or parents need help managing a child's food allergy or asthma, our team can help.

Allergies

Allergies are what happens when our immune system fights foreign bodies like pet dander, foods, even materials like latex or a new laundry detergent. Allergic reactions may be annoying, like a runny nose caused by seasonal allergies, or potentially harmful, like anaphylaxis caused by a food allergy. Allergists at Children's of Mississippi work with families to help lessen the symptoms--and concerns--that come with allergies in children.

Asthma

The same substances that cause allergies can also trigger asthma symptoms. As with allergies, asthma symptoms are the body's response to a foreign substance, but with asthma, the reaction affects a child's lungs and airways, causing an asthma attack.

Patient care

We diagnose and treat children and adolescents with a wide range of allergic and immunologic disorders, including, but not limited to:

Our allergy and immunology specialists provide consultations, outpatient and inpatient services, and comprehensive clinical care. We believe in a highly coordinated, multidisciplinary approach to allergy management, and we stay in close contact with referring physicians to ensure continuous care.

Services

Our pediatric allergy and asthma services include, but are not limited to:

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