Signs of asthma in children
Child Health / / August 12, 2017
Bronchial asthma - a chronic pathology of the respiratory system characterized by an increased sensitivity of the bronchi, causing muscle spasms, swelling and asthma attacks.Studies show that more than 10% of children have a history of this disease, and the majority of them it is diagnosed at an early age (2-5let).Asthma in children often occurs in conjunction with hay fever (allergic rhinitis) and dermatoses.
main symptoms of asthma in children - shortness of breath, wheezing, wheezing, noisy breathing, a feeling of constriction in the chest, paroxysmal cough with thick sputum, increased response to exercise (the so-called episodes of bronchial obstruction).It is noted increased symptoms at night and early morning, frequent awakenings due to shortness of breath.
All of these features can only be a manifestation started or progressive disease, but the exact diagnosis is to establish a doctor.
In severe asthma attack signs of respiratory distress in the form of cyanosis fingertips, ears and nasol
Bronhospastichesky syndrome can go to the asthmatic condition characterized by continuous bronchial obstruction and the lack of effect of sympathomimetic.
Early warning signs of asthma in children suggest some changes in the child's condition, occurring before or at the beginning of the disease.The manifestation of symptoms such as frequent coughing, breathing with a whistling, retraction, exacerbation of allergies, restless sleep, loss of appetite, fatigue, mood lability may signal the presence of the disease or its exacerbation ( "period precursors").Similar symptoms may occur when exposed to various allergens - pollen, medications, animal dander, dust, tobacco.
If your child has started a strong cough, cramps and a keen sense of the oxygen deficiency, should immediately call an ambulance or take your baby alone in the nearest medical facility.
serious provocation occurrence of asthma symptoms in children is a state of immune deficiency, which in recent years is becoming a large scale.
For accurate diagnosis is necessary to consult an allergist and passing spirography, to determine the presence of obstruction in the lungs and the level of its location.In the presence of status asthmaticus requires active infusion and oxygen therapy, as well as the appointment of hemosorption procedures and plasmapheresis.
12 Aug, 2017
12 Aug, 2017