How does multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS) affect children?

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Lawrence T. Chiaramonte, MD
Allergy & Immunology
MCS (multiple chemical sensitivity) seems to be a problem for the middle-aged, not for children. People are more likely to encounter it when they change jobs or move to a new workplace than their kids are. Still, whether the worry is chemicals or such proven allergens as molds and mouse droppings, there is always a chance that they will activate their children's plain old allergies in the event they renovate their homes, or if a child's school is going to be renovated.
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