Pediatric Asthma : Prevention and Complications

Prevention Tips

  • Avoid triggers causing asthma
  • Early diagnosis and treatment
  • Ask doctor to give an asthma action plan
  • Avoid cold environments
  • Maintain smoke free zone
  • Breastfeeding
  • Avoid polluted areas
  • Avoid smoking during pregnancy

Watch Out

  • Coughing along with green, brown or bloody mucus
  • Bluish color to the lips and face

When to See Doctor

Consult your doctor if the child has following symptoms
  • Audible wheeze
  • Gasping (breathing loudly with your mouth) of air
  • Trying so hard to breathe
  • Trouble speaking
  • Chest retractions

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