Allergy Myth Busters: Children Under 4 Can't Be Skin Tested
Inspired by one of our favorite television shows, Allergy Myth Busters looks at a number of popularly held beliefs about allergy.
But are these myths just urban legends or are they true?
MYTH: Children less than 4 years of age can’t be skin tested for allergies.
A review of studies assessing whether increasing the dose of ICS is associated with slower linear growth, weight gain and skeletal maturation in children with asthma found a small but statistically significant difference in growth between the different doses clearly favoring the lower doses of ICS.