Respiratory Issues

At Edmond Pediatrics, we understand how concerning respiratory issues can be for parents. Below is a guide to common respiratory issues in children, including symptoms, causes, and treatments.

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About Respiratory Issues

Respiratory issues are a common problem in children, and they can range from mild to severe. From allergies to asthma, there are many different types of respiratory issues that can affect your child’s health. It’s important to be aware of the symptoms and causes of respiratory issues so you can take action and seek medical help if necessary.

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Respiratory Issues

Common Symptoms:

Coughing
Wheezing
Shortness of breath
Rapid breathing
Chest tightness or pain
Nasal congestion
Runny nose
Sore throat
Fatigue
Fever

Common Causes:

Viral infections, such as the common cold or flu
Allergies
Asthma
Bronchitis
Pneumonia

What To Do:

Encourage them to rest
Keep them hydrated
Use a humidifier to help ease congestion
Administer medication as prescribed by a doctor
Give us a call if you’re concerned

Common Symptoms:

Coughing
Wheezing
Shortness of breath
Rapid breathing
Chest tightness or pain
Nasal congestion
Runny nose
Sore throat
Fatigue
Fever

Common Causes:

Viral infections, such as the common cold or flu
Allergies
Asthma
Bronchitis
Pneumonia

What To Do:

Encourage them to rest
Keep them hydrated
Use a humidifier to help ease congestion
Administer medication as prescribed by a doctor
Give us a call if you’re concerned

Respiratory Issues

When to Take Your Child To The Doctor

If your child’s respiratory symptoms are severe, persistent, or interfering with their daily activities, it’s important to seek medical attention. Additionally, if your child has a fever, is experiencing chest pain, or is having trouble breathing, seek medical attention immediately.

If you have concerns about your child’s respiratory health, please contact us at Edmond Pediatrics to schedule an appointment.

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Helping Your Child Breathe Easy

If your child is struggling with respiratory issues, we’re here to help. Contact us today to schedule an appointment with our caring and experienced team.

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