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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.
Irritants (also called pollutants) are a common trigger for many kids.
Irritants are things that pollute the air. If they get inside your nose, they can cause irritation of the nose and lungs. Common irritants include:
Asthma keeps more kids home from school than any other chronic illness. Learn how to help your child manage the condition, stay healthy, and stay in school.
Explore more than 20 articles in English and Spanish about all aspects of allergies in children.
If mold makes your child’s asthma or allergies worse, learn how to limit exposure to it.
If pollen makes your child’s asthma or allergies worse, learn how to limit exposure it.
If dust mites make your child’s asthma or allergies worse, here’s how to limit exposure to them.
Do pets make your child’s allergies or asthma worse? Here’s how to handle it.
Allergy-triggered asthma is a type of asthma commonly seen in children.
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.
Find out how to limit exposure to cockroaches if they make your child’s asthma or allergies worse.
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.
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.
Your eyes itch, your nose is running, you’re sneezing, and you’re covered in hives. The enemy known as allergies has struck again.
Here’s steps to remove or minimize triggers at home that cause asthma flare-ups.
Visit our Asthma Center for information and advice on managing and living with asthma.
Asthma means breathing problems. Find out what’s going on in the lungs and how to stay healthy, if you have it.
Many kids battle allergies year-round, and some can’t control their symptoms with medications. For them, allergy shots (or allergen immunotherapy) can help.
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.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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