After playing Holi almost 200 children from Mumbai's Dharavi slum suffered colour poisoning on Thursday. Kids were admitted to hospital following allergic reactions fortunately all are now stable, a hospital official said. 'So far 176 children have been admitted to the hospital with complaints of skin allergy, burning of eyes, giddiness and vomiting,' a duty medical officer from Sion Hospital told IANS. 'More and more cases are coming in since the afternoon. They seem to have played with colours with some chemical elements,' he said. The incident occurred in Shastrinagar area of the slum in south-central Mumbai when Holi celebrations were in full swing. The affected children were taken to the hospital. According to hospital officials, some cases were critical on admission but are now stable and responding well to treatment. Officials also added that they have got calls from a few adults also with similar complaints. Police are looking into the matter and trying to find out the source of the Holi colours, a police official said.Source: IANS << Link Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Irregular Heart Beat Diet Impacting Bone Status During Catch-Up Growth, Explained >> Recommended Reading Allergy An allergy is a hypersensitive disorder of immune system. Substances that often cause allergic reactions are pollen, dust mites, mold spores, pet dander, food, insect stings and medicines. READ MORE Allergy Eye Drops Eye allergies are treated with different types of eye drops such as lubricants, antihistamines, NSAIDs and corticosteroids. Eye drops are used to reduce allergies, eye infection and help healing. READ MORE Remedies for Seasonal Allergy Relief Understanding the cause and mechanism of seasonal allergy can help in choosing the right treatment. READ MORE Are Baby Cosmetics Safe? Go natural and protect you baby's delicate immune system by avoiding talcum powder, soaps, shampoos and antiseptics loaded with harmful chemicals. READ MORE Holi Colors: How to Clean Your Face After Holi? You are having Holi fun with colors and then comes clean up time to protect your skin. Learn easy ways to get rid of holi colors that can harm your skin if there are chemicals in the colors. READ MORE Most Popular on Medindia Turmeric Powder - Health Benefits, Uses & Side Effects Indian Medical Journals Selfie Addiction Calculator More News on: Height and Weight-KidsHoli Colors: How to Clean Your Face After Holi?