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Asthma in children

Find out more about the signs and symptoms of asthma, aids and tips to help you care for your child and what to do if your child has an asthma attack.

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Wheeze - Viral induced wheeze | Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

What is viral induced wheeze? Viral induced wheeze is caused by a viral infection and often starts with a cough or a cold

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Coughing and wheezing in children - Better Health Channel

Coughing and wheezing in babies can be distressing for you and your baby, but in most cases symptoms can be relieved at home.

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Asthma in Pre-School Children - Asthma Australia

Wheezing and coughing are very common in pre-school children under five years and don’t necessarily indicate a child has asthma.

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Symptoms of Asthma in Children - Asthma Australia

We recommend all symptoms of asthma in children such as cough, wheeze, breathlessness and complaints of chest pain be reviewed by your doctor.

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Asthma symptoms in children and teenagers | Raising Children Network

Asthma symptoms include wheezing, coughing and breathing difficulty, but asthma symptoms can also be vague. Read what to look for and when to see a doctor.

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Christmas trees and asthma - National Asthma Council Australia

Being allergic to a Christmas tree – often called the Christmas tree syndrome - is a condition that causes wheezing, sneezing, coughing, sore eyes, and potent

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Kids' First Aid for Asthma Chart - National Asthma Council Australia

Quick action may help prevent an asthma attack from becoming an asthma emergency. ASTHMA ATTACK is when You have increasing wheezing, cough, chest tightness o

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Bronchitis in babies, children & teens | Raising Children Network

Bronchitis is an inflammation of the large airway passages that go to the lungs. Symptoms include coughing, and also a runny nose, wheezing and fever.

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Sulfite sensitivity - Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

Sulfites are preservatives used in some drinks, foods and medications. Sulfites can cause allergy like reactions (intolerances), with symptoms such as wheezing in people with asthma, allergic rhinitis (hay fever), and urticaria (hives). In rare cases they can cause anaphylaxis, the most severe type of allergic reaction. 

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