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Understanding Your Child's Asthma

All About Asthma in Children
What causes asthma? It may be partially inherited, but many other environmental, infectious, and chemical factors are involved.
Your Child's Asthma
How asthma will affect a child throughout his/her lifetime varies, depending on the child.
Anatomy of the Respiratory System
The respiratory system includes the nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, and lungs.
Asthma: First Doctor Visit for Your Child
You may be wondering what questions the provider will ask or what tests and exams your child will need.
Your Child's Asthma: How Severe Is It?
Asthma levels are classified in "steps," because each child may step up or step down to different levels at any time.
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