Childhood Asthma is the same condition adults usually experience but different symptoms can be observed in toddlers as compared to adults. Asthma in toddlers is more difficult to identify as most may indicate symptoms similar to it even in its absence hence doctors go through medical history and run tests for certainty.
If a child has asthma, their lungs and airways tracts can easily get inflamed when they have a cold or are around things like pollen. The symptoms may make it hard for your child to do everyday activities or sleep, there’s no cure for asthma in toddlers, but pediatric asthma can be treated by working with doctor to treat it and limit its growing effects in the lungs.
Rhinitis, sinusitis, Acid reflux (GERD), Airway abnormalities, Dysfunctional breathing are few conditions that might effect asthma like symptoms but could be confirmed with the right tests.
Few symptoms of asthma in toddlers are ;
-Persistent cough that doesn’t go on time during exercises
-Cough spells at night, in cold air, or while laughing or crying
-Infection induced coughs
-Avoiding sports or social activities
-Sleep troubles due to coughs
-Chest tightness or sharp pains
-Whistling sound when breathing (Wheezing)
-Seesaw motions in their chest
-Reduced energy during physical activities, shortness of breath
-Tightness in chest and neck muscles
-Frequent Fatigued feeling
-Eating Problems, grunts between meals
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