Asthma is a medical condition where the airways become inflamed, making it difficult to breathe. The symptoms can be mistaken for other illnesses; this is why it’s important that if you notice persistent symptoms, you bring your child in for examination and treatment. High Desert Pediatrics provides both asthma screenings and treatments.
Asthma Symptoms and Treatment
If your child is experiencing persistent:
- Rapid breathing
- Shortness of breath
- Cough with exercise or activity
- Nighttime coughing
- Allergy symptoms
They could be suffering from asthma. Our asthma screenings involve taking a detailed family medical history, your child’s medical history—including frequency and severity of attacks as well as allergy history—and identifying potential triggers. With our personalized care, we’ll be able to identify asthma triggers accurately and create solutions specifically for your family.
Treatments include inhalers, oral medications and other solutions such as nebulizers. Because of our focus on individual care for each child, our board-certified pediatricians will be able to help you manage your child’s asthma to give them the least restrictive lifestyle possible.
Complete Pediatric Care
Asthma is a chronic condition, but it can be managed. High Desert Pediatrics is dedicated to improving your child’s health and giving them the best treatment available. If your child’s asthma becomes progressively worse within a short period of time, our doctors can usually see them the same day.