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A variety of things in the environment can make asthma or allergy symptoms worse. These are called “triggers.” Your doctor can help you figure out what your child’s triggers are.
Mold is a common trigger for many kids.
Mold is a microscopic plant-like organism. It can grow on many surfaces, and prefers damp places like bathrooms and basements. Mold reproduces by sending spores into the air.
Triggers â things in the air, weather conditions, or activities â can cause asthma flare-ups. By knowing and avoiding triggers, you’ll help lessen your child’s asthma symptoms.
Allergy-triggered asthma is a type of asthma commonly seen in children.
Allergies don’t cause asthma, but kids who have allergies are more likely to get asthma.
Find out what can make your asthma worse, and what to do about it.
Most kids who have asthma also have some kind of allergy, too.
With asthma, a trigger is anything that brings on asthma symptoms, such as coughing, wheezing, and trouble breathing.
Many people who have asthma have some kind of allergy, too.
If you have asthma, certain things may cause you to cough and have trouble breathing. Find out more about asthma triggers in this article for kids.
Your eyes itch, your nose is running, you’re sneezing, and you’re covered in hives. The enemy known as allergies has struck again.
If pollen makes your child’s asthma or allergies worse, learn how to limit exposure it.
If strong scents, smoke, and smog make your child’s asthma or allergies worse, learn how to limit contact with these irritants.
Find out how to limit exposure to cockroaches if they make your child’s asthma or allergies worse.
Asthma makes it hard to breathe. Find out more in this article for kids.
Asthma is a lung condition that makes it hard to breathe. Learn all about asthma here.
Asthma makes it hard to breathe. But with treatment, the condition can be managed so that kids can still do the things they love. Learn all about asthma.
Millions of Americans, including many kids, have an allergy. Find out how allergies are diagnosed and how to keep them under control.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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