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Helping Kids With Asthma, Allergies and More

If your child has asthma, an allergy, or a condition that affects the germ-fighting immune system, Nemours Children's Health specialists can help.  

You may not know if your child has asthma or an allergy. We’ll ask you about symptoms and may do several kinds of tests to diagnose. Then we’ll give you detailed guidance on your child’s condition and come up with a treatment plan. 

Allergy and immunology is a fast-growing field, and Nemours Children's is excited to be a national leader. Our doctors are teachers, authors, and innovators. In asthma, we have helped set the standards for care and we’re active in clinical trials. We’re learning every day what causes conditions like allergies and asthma, and we’re discovering new treatments.  

We’re always seeking a better understanding of immune conditions, and how they affect kids’ lives and futures. Nemours Children's is committed to creating a healthier world for children, including yours.  

Find Allergy and Immunology Care From Nemours Children's

We have many pediatric allergy and immunology specialists and locations — find the closest to you:  

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Empowering Families Every Day

In everything from food allergies to hay fever, our goals are simple: to help your child feel better and give you the tools to manage your child’s condition at home. See how we work. 

Conditions & Treatments

We see a wide range of conditions — far too many to list here. The conditions we treat vary depending on the location and providers selected. Don’t see a condition listed? Call us.

Expert Allergy and Asthma Care — Just for Kids

Our pediatric allergists are board-certified and fellowship-trained to provide the highest level of care for simple to complex conditions. We also have active clinical trials for asthma and helped create the national guidelines for how to treat asthma attacks.

Delaware Valley/ Philadelphia Highlights

  • We make it easy. Nemours Children's has created an app that helps you easily manage your child’s asthma. The app lets you communicate with your care team, track appointments and symptoms,  read your child’s medical record, and launch video doctor visits.
  • The only Newborn Screening Referral Center for SCID (Severe Combined Immunodeficiency) in Delaware. Babies with SCID can’t fight infections. If SCID is discovered early in life, a baby can be treated.
  • Web-based electronic medical records system accessible to Delaware school nurses. With your permission, they can see your child’s asthma plan of care and information about almost every visit to Nemours locations in Delaware. This helps keep your child healthier and safer while they're in school.
  • 14,000+ Kids we care for each year at Nemours Children's
  • 4,838 Telehealth visits we conducted last year
  • 15 Specialists on our team at Nemours Children's

Florida Highlights

  • We are a Center for Asthma Research & Treatment (CART). Ours is the only pediatric program in Central Florida linked to the two largest asthma networks in the country, AsthmaNet and the American Lung Association.
  • We partner with the American Lung Association and Health Department of Orange County. Asthma rates are higher than the national average in Central Florida. We do home environment assessments for kids with asthma, to identify and help prevent possible asthma triggers to avoid asthma attacks.
  • We are an American Lung Association Airways Clinical Research Centers (ACRC). The program is based at Nemours Children’s Health, Jacksonville/University of Florida Consortium.

 

  • 14,000+ Kids we care for each year at Nemours Children's
  • 4,838 Telehealth visits we conducted last year
  • 15 Specialists on our team at Nemours Children's

Our Highlights

  • We offer the latest ways to diagnose and treat. We offer allergy testing and medicine challenges in the office. We do tests that let us see how well your child’s lungs are working. We use biologic treatments — special medicines made from protein in the body. We also have active clinical trials for asthma. 
  • We work closely with families. We want kids to stay out of the hospital and be as healthy as possible. That’s why our team of doctors, nurses, and respiratory therapists spend so much time teaching families about asthma and allergies and staying by their side during allergy testing.
  • We specialize in kids. Taking care of kids isn’t part of what we do. It’s all we do. Our teams understand the unique ways kids are affected by allergies and asthma, and we help make care less stressful for children and families.
  • 14,000+ Kids we care for each year at Nemours Children's
  • 4,838 Telehealth visits we conducted last year
  • 15 Specialists on our team

The Highest Level of Care

Our pediatric allergists are board-certified and fellowship-trained to provide the highest level of care for simple to complex conditions. 

We Make Asthma Care Easy With the Nemours App

We created the Nemours app to help you easily manage your child’s asthma, as well manage other aspects of your child’s health care. The app is interactive, so it quickly assesses how your child’s asthma is doing, and tells you what steps you should take. It also lets you communicate with your care team, track appointments and symptoms, access your child’s medical records, and launch video doctor visits on demand. 

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How to Learn More About Asthma and Allergies

With Nemours KidsHealth.org, we created one of the nation’s leading sources of asthma and allergy education for families. The more you understand about asthma and allergies, the better you can help your child manage it. 

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