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What are some questions to ask your doctor if your child is diagnosed with asthma?

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  • What changes should I make at home to control my child’s asthma symptoms?
  • Does my child need allergy testing?
  • What asthma drugs will my child need and why?
  • Is it safe for my child to play sports?
  • Can my child keep a pet?

SOURCES: American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & and Immunology web site: “Should Asthma Not be Considered a Disease?” and “Advice from Your Allergist...Pet Allergy.” American Academy of Family Physicians web site: “Asthma and school.” American Lung Association web site: “Asthma Action Plan.” American Medical Association: 1998. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: “Expert Panel Report 3: Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma. 2007.”  






Essential Guide to Asthma,

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on November 08, 2017

SOURCES: American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & and Immunology web site: “Should Asthma Not be Considered a Disease?” and “Advice from Your Allergist...Pet Allergy.” American Academy of Family Physicians web site: “Asthma and school.” American Lung Association web site: “Asthma Action Plan.” American Medical Association: 1998. The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute: “Expert Panel Report 3: Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma. 2007.”  






Essential Guide to Asthma,

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on November 08, 2017

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