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    Asthma in Children and Infants

    Not all children have the same asthma symptoms, and these symptoms can vary from episode to episode in the same child. Possible signs and symptoms of asthma in children include: Frequent coughing spells, which may occur during play, at night, or while laughing or crying A chronic cough (which may be the only symptom) Less energy during play Rapid breathing (intermittently) Complaint of chest tightness or chest "hurting" Whistling sound when breathing in or out -- called wheezing...

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    Allergy and Asthma Network/Mothers of Asthmatics (AAN/MA)
    8229 Boone Boulevard, Suite 260
    Vienna, VA 22182
    (800) 878-4403

    American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology (AAAAI)
    555 East Wells Street
    Suite 1100
    Milwaukee, WI, 53202-3823
    (414) 272-6071

    American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC)
    9425 N. MacArthur Blvd. Suite 100
    Irving, TX, 75063-4706
    (972) 243-2272

    Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA)
    8201 Corporate Drive
    Suite 1000
    Landover, MD 20785
    1-800-7-ASTHMA (727-8462)

    American College of Chest Physicians
    2596 Patriot Boulevard
    Glenview, IL 60026
    (224) 521-9800 or 1-800-343-2227

    American Lung Association
    55 W. Wacker Drive
    Suite 1150
    Chicago, IL 60601
    (800) LUNGUSA 586-4872

    The Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network
    7925 Jones Branch Dr., Suite 1100
    McLean, VA 22102
    (800) 929-4040

    WebMD Medical Reference

    Reviewed by Melinda Ratini, DO, MS on October 21, 2014

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