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How to cure wheezing problems in a 9 yr old child?

How to cure wheezing problems in a 9 yr old child?

Eliminate the cause: Dr.Ferdows's answer is correct. But another road is to determine what triggers the attack, such as infections, allergies, excercise, cold air, irritants such as cigarrette smoke, and eliminate exposure to them. ...Read more

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Wheezing (Definition)

Wheezing is a high-pitched whistling sound during breathing. It occurs when air flows through ...Read more


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How to cure wheezing problems in a 10 yr old child, who seems to need ventolin every winter?

How to cure wheezing problems in a 10 yr old child, who seems to need ventolin every winter?

Stepwise treatment: An evaluation for mild asthma would be helpful with addition of a low dose inhaled corticosteroid medication. Generally these types of conditions can be easily controlled but not necessarily cured but with some monitoring of the condition usually excellent results can be achieved. Some will improve with age. A dust free environment especially where the child sleeps can help. ...Read more

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Hi, my 9 year old daughter is wheezing, coughing, constant chest pain, and has trouble breathing. She was negative for cf, and taking a asthma test.

Hi, my 9 year old daughter is wheezing, coughing, constant chest pain, and has trouble breathing. She was negative for cf, and taking a asthma test.

Has asthma: Your child has asthma. A asthma test is a good idea to see what her baseline lung function is, but it is not needed to make the diagnosis here. She has wheezing, cough, dyspnea (trouble breathing) - she has asthma.She needs to be hit hard with meds immediately to get symptoms under control - she may even be bad enough for inpatient admission. Then the doc visits to asthma and/or allergy specialist ...Read more

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My 4 yr old is due to have tooth extractions..she has wheezing problems will they be able to keep her breathing if she stopped breathing during surgery?

My 4 yr old is due to have tooth extractions..she has wheezing problems will they be able to keep her breathing if she stopped breathing during surgery?

Hospital: the safest place ids to have done at the hospital under general anesthesia, and under the supervision of an experienced anesthesiologist. it can be done safely in the doctor office, but in case she stop breathing, it will be difficult to intubate her, unless your dentist office is equiped for such an emergency. ...Read more

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Ihave a 9 year old and he has asthma. He is weezing a bit but no cough should be worried?

Ihave a 9 year old and he has asthma. He is weezing a bit but no cough should be worried?

Wheezing: Wheezing in a known asthmatic should be promptly treated with the rescue inhaler albuterol, regardless of whether cough is present or not. Early treatment helps prevent a cycle of resistant wheezing and excess mucous production, necessitating more medications such as oral steroids or alternate inhalers. ...Read more

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A case of child 5 years old with history of eating green bean with sudden cough& audible wheezes after that .

A case of child 5 years old with history of eating green bean with sudden cough& audible wheezes after that .

? Choking vs allergy: This sounds like the child might have choked the food and food went to wrong passage i.e. Respiratory (lungs), known as aspiration. Sometime, food cause allergy and develop similar symptoms. If persist, please see a doctor. ...Read more