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Asthma and Breathing Treatments at Pediatric Urgent Care in Orlando, FL

Asthma and Breathing Treatments at Pediatric Urgent Care in Orlando, FL

Breathing Treatments

Breathing treatments are used to prevent and treat wheezing, shortness of breath, chest tightening and coughing. All these symptoms can be caused by a lung disease, such as, asthma.

A certain kind of breathing treatment is called a nebulizer. A nebulizer can be used at home and performs immediate relief and maintenance of asthma. There is different kind of nebulizers that you can choose that best fits your child.  There are fire engine nebulizers, penguin nebulizers, and other character- themed models that may help to put the child at ease when doing the breathing treatments. Please feel free to talk to one of our friendly medical staff to schedule a visit.

Asthma

Asthma develops when your airways narrow and swell, causing the production of extra mucus. This makes it very difficult to breath and triggers coughing, wheezing, and shortness of breath. Asthma can range from being minor to life-threatening. While this is a condition that can’t be cured, symptoms can be controlled. Symptoms of asthma typically include difficulty breathing, chest pain, coughing, and wheezing. Asthma can range from being minor to life-altering and an inhaler may be used to treat or prevent symptoms. Prevention and long term control are key in stopping asthma attacks before they even start. If you think your child may have asthma, please don’t hesitate to consult with Right Now MD during your visit.

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