Amy N. Harrison, MD
Pulmonologist (Pediatric) | Pediatric Pulmonology1501 Superior Ave 202 Newport Beach CA, 92663-3640
Dr. Amy Harrison practices Pediatric Pulmonology in Newport Beach, CA. Dr. Harrison treats children who have breathing problems, or a problem with his or her lungs. Pediatric pulmonologists often treat children with chronic cough, difficulty breathing, recurring pneumonia, asthma, cystic fibrosis, apnea, chronic lung disease in premature infants, noisy breathing, and conditions that require special equipment to monitor and/or help with breathing at home.
Education and Training
Indiana University Sch of Med MD 1999
American Board of Pediatrics
Pediatric Pulmonology (Pediatrics)
Amy N. Harrison, MD's Expert Contributions
Yes, bronchitis is typically caused by a respiratory viral infection. Your 10 year old would be contagious for as long as he or she has a fever, productive cough or sneezing. A general rule of thumb is to keep your children at least 6 feet apart when one is sick (if possible) and to encourage them to cover their cough and wash their hands frequently. READ MORE
Yes, typically. Bronchitis implies inflammation of the large airways, the bronchi. This typically presents as cough and mucus production. READ MORE
Faculty Titles & Positions
- Assistant Professor University of California Irvine 11 - Present
- Sleep Apnea
- Muscular Dystrophy
- Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (copd)
- Congenital Heart Disease
- Cystic Fibrosis (cf)
- Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
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- Epinephrine for Quick Croup Relief
Croup is a childhood illness that can cause distress to children, especially at night. It is characterized by stridor and a barking cough. This viral condition results in laryngeal and tracheal swelling.Although most cases of croup are successfully managed at home, there are still cases where...
- Can My Child Develop COPD?
Can COPD Develop in Children?By definition, COPD is a serious lung condition that has developed over a long period of time. Numerous studies explained that children cannot have COPD; however, the disease process can begin at a young age.One can observe the symptoms associated with COPD in a child,...
- How is Lung Cancer Diagnosed?
Lung Cancer is one of the most common and serious forms of cancers in the world. In fact, it is also one of the leading causes of cancer deaths for both men and women. This form of cancer is known to mainly affect older people, primarily those in their seventies. Smoking has been identified as one...
- What Is Bronkaid?
Generic Name: Ephedrine and GuaifenesinBrand Name: Primatene Asthma, BronkaidIntroduction Bronkaid is known for treating the symptoms of asthma. It works by thinning the mucus, so it can be eliminated from the body through coughing. Bronkaid consists of two active ingredients:...
- Asthmatic Bronchitis: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments
IntroductionEvery time you inhale, air enters your nose and mouth, and then flows down the throat through the air passageways called as bronchial tubes. For the air to reach the lungs, these passageways need to be open. To transport the oxygen to the tissues of the body, oxygen is passed into the...
- What Are the Early Signs of Lung Cancer?
Lung cancer allows a five-year survival limit, and that is if the disease has not spread elsewhere in the body. This is all the more reason to be alert to early warnings of cancer’s approach. With early detection, cancer survival ratings improve remarkably.1. Misery and mood swingsCarrying the...
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