From Eczema to Hay Fever, kids with allergic conditions might be on track to develop others down the road.
That’s according to a new study published in the journal Pediatrics.
Researchers looked at the electronic medical records of nearly 220-thousand children in the U.S. who were screened between 1999 and 2020.
The results showed a trend referred to as the allergic march, a natural progression of allergy related diseases from infancy through childhood, at the largest scale yet.
Eczema is first in line with its telltale rashes and dry patches, popping up in over 10-percent of children studied, usually around four months of age.
Then, at around 13 months old, the study found peak onsets of food allergies and Asthma in young kids, with Asthma occurring in more than one in five children.
At a little over two-years-old the researchers found high rates of Hay Fever.
For the fifth step of the allergic march a few would go on to develop a rare allergic condition that causes inflammation in the esophagus by the age of almost three.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than one in four children have Eczema or an allergy.