Coughing and Wheezing in Children: What Parents Should Know

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Some symptoms cannot wait to be addressed. Inhalers or nebulizer treatments may also be used to open up the airways. I second the poster who said they are learning what their voices can do and what sounds they can make.

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Now he's over 2 years old, and we recently moved to FL. Eliminate irritants. I did take him to the doctor last week for his acid reflux and colic but I failed to mention thew wheezing. She went into this after her screaming phase and is now in a strange popping noise phase.

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It is important to diagnose infant asthma early because, if left untreated, inflammation can cause permanent damage to the lungs. Mine does that too! If they're pretty young, then they may be experimenting with sounds like mine was when younger. He isn't struggling either but it started during an illness so I was worried. Jump to Your Week of Pregnancy. Any use of this site constitutes your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy linked below.

There are not many cold or cough medications that can be given safely to a baby.

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Evaluations from Asthma hospitalizations each year; Asthma is the ones best match your current feelings. We were worried but I think he was just exploring his voice and then he stopped: Allergies at home and excited work asthma, chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and cystic onions, be it in raw form in a salad or cooked in vegetables.

I'm just worried maybe this is the beginning of him getting sick since he did have a lot of people touching him over the course of thanksgiving. My 8 month old has started making this gasping like noise when she's excited. It seems like she goes through sound phases, we are currently grunting nonstop.