It can be difficult to know whether your child is having a mild, moderate, or severe asthma attack. The following chart may help you. Talk with a doctor if you are unable to tell how severe your child's symptoms are.
Does not wheeze while breathing. This indicates little or no air in the airways.
Not as alert as usual and may appear anxious
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