Asthma in Infants - What Do You Need To Know?

Dr. Amit Modi    11-03-2019 Consult

While the baby is inside the womb of the mother, the mother must be extra careful. Babies often carry the genes along with some infections from their parents. This results in some long-time serious disorders in the babies. Asthma is a very common allergy that occurs due to transmission of infection and also because of various other factors.

Here are some clear signs which suggest that the baby has asthma:

1.Breathing issues  
 Sometimes you will notice that your baby is finding it difficult to breathe. Even while making too many efforts, he/she is not able to breathe properly and is moving the stomach too much. This is an early indicator of asthma in the baby.

When the baby makes a lot of noise while breathing is known as wheezing. You must not ignore this condition and should visit the doctor soon.

3.Too much cough

Excessive and frequent coughing are the clear indicators of asthma in the baby. It indicates that there is something which is blocking the airways of the baby and causing inflammation. As a result, the baby is unable to breathe properly.

4.Inability to eat

At times, the baby is unable to eat properly due to asthma. In fact, the baby finds it difficult to suck the breast milk. This is due to the inadequate supply of oxygen to the baby. If this is happening frequently, you must visit your doctor as soon as possible.


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