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Why is my child's asthma worse at night?

My daughter was diagnosed with asthma, and I noticed that the condition worsens at night. She'll wake up coughing and wheezing throughout the night, and would need to use her...

Why is my daughter getting bronchitis so frequently?

Every time my daughter has been sick this season, it always turns into bronchitis. It either starts from a cold, or something similar to that, and then by the time we take her...

What should I do if my daughter has an asthma attack?

My daughter has asthma, and I'm worried about what would happen if she would have an asthma attack while I'm not around. What are the emergency steps for an asthma attack? How...

What exercises help kids strengthen their lungs?

My daughter is 5 years old and has severe wheezing problems from time to time. What exercises are recommended to help strengthen her lungs?

Can general anesthesia harm my young child?

My 3 year old daughter needs a procedure on her right lung. Is she too young for general anesthesia? Can it harm her brain or growing process in any way?

What is the difference between chronic bronchitis and asthma?

My child is 8-years-old, and before we switched pediatricians, she was diagnosed with chronic bronchitis. She would get bronchitis at least 4 times a year, and nearly every illness...

How can I get my son to quit smoking?

My son is 14 years old and I recently found out that he has started smoking. What can I do to get him to quit the habit?

My son suffers from Cystic Fibrosis. Will this ever be cured?

My son has cystic fibrosis and has been managing it since he was 5 years old. I can't watch him suffer any more. Is there a cure for this disease in the future?

Is childhood asthma curable?

Is there a cure for childhood asthma? Is it possible for it to just go away on its own?

Can asthma be cured completely?

Is there a permanent cure for childhood asthma, or will my son have this for the rest of his life?

My 5 year old son was diagnosed with asthma. Are inhalers safe for him at this young age?

My son, who is 5 years old, was just diagnosed with asthma. He was prescribed an inhaler, but I'm a bit nervous about the medication. Is it safe for my young son to start on...

My son lost his inhaler. What should I do?

My son is asthmatic and has lost his inhaler. My mother has one, but it's a different color. I want him to use that for the time being instead until I can get him to the doctor....

Does wheezing in kids always result in asthma?

My child has wheezing problem. Will it develop into asthma as he grows up?

My son died of cystic fibrosis when he was a teenager. Is it possible for his brother to get it too?

My son was only 13 when he died of cystic fibrosis, and now I'm pregnant again with another boy. Is cystic fibrosis a genetic disease? Is it possible for my baby to have this...

What can be done for children with cystic fibrosis?

My cousin's son has cystic fibrosis. We are wondering what can be done for him?

My daughter has had pneumonia more than once. Should we be concerned about her lung health?

My 9 year old daughter has had pneumonia 3 times. Why is she so prone to it? Should we be concerned about her lung health?

My son is having breathing issues after exercising. What could be wrong?

My son is 8 years old, and yesterday after running around, he was wheezing so badly that I had to take him to the pediatrician to help him. They gave him a nebulizer treatment,...

Can frequent episodes of cough in a toddler be a cause of concern?

My son keeps coughing. Not consistently though, he will cough for a day or so and then be fine. He is currently 3 years old. Is it something that I should be concerned about...

Can pneumonia be fatal?

My son is 5 years old and has been diagnosed with pneumonia. I have read online that pneumonia could be a fatal condition, which worries me a lot. Is this true?

Is asthma hereditary?

My grandfather had asthma (pretty severe). My mom doesn't have it. I'm concerned I might get it or that my children might get it as severely as my grandfather had. How can I...

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