Children's Asthma Directory
Asthma in kids may be related to infection, allergies, exposure to tobacco smoke, exercise, and more. To diagnose asthma, your doctor will perform tests such as a lung function test. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about asthma triggers, how to treat asthma, and much more.
Managing Your Child's Asthma at School
If your child has asthma, it's important that his school knows how to recognize and treat symptoms. WebMD explains how to put together an asthma action plan to make sure your child is safe at school.
How to Make an Asthma Action Plan for Your Child
Green, yellow, red -- the color codes on your child's asthma action plan help you stay alert for asthma attacks and take the right steps to treat them.
Treating Asthma in Children
WebMD provides an overview of asthma treatments for children.
Asthma in Children: 12 Questions to Ask Your Doctor
Your child’s doctor is a vital resource for all your questions about asthma in children. WebMD provides a list of key questions to ask at your next appointment.
Can Kids Outgrow Asthma?
Can kids really outgrow asthma? Get the facts.
Outgrowing Asthma: Is Remission Possible?
WebMD discusses how common asthma is in children and which kids are more likely to outgrow it.
Parenting a Chronically Ill Teen
Parenting an adolescent with health problems can be tough, because the parents have to let go.
Learn the Facts About Asthma
Asthmatics should have an asthma action plan in place and know the difference between myth and fact when it comes to treatment.
Prevent Wheezing in Children With Asthma
What are some ways to prevent wheezing in a child with asthma?
Asthma Triggers in Children
Asthma can usually be controlled with medication, but avoiding triggers can decrease the need for rescue meds.
What's Wrong With Mouth Breathing?
Sinus specialist Jordan S. Josephson, MD, explains why it's better to breath from your nose than your mouth.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Enterovirus D68
Enterovirus D68 is usually mild, but children with asthma are among those who are more likely to have serious complications. Get the facts on what it is, what causes it, what the symptoms are, when to call a doctor, and how it's treated.
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Asthma
Asthma is a serious, sometimes life-threatening lung condition. Learn about asthma symptoms and treatment options, as well as what causes asthma and what can trigger an asthma attack.